Teen Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident
15-year-old boy struck on Herbertsville Road
A 15-year-old boy was struck by a car while walking alongside Herbertsville Road on Thursday, and police are asking the public for help in locating the driver.
The teenager was walking in the northbound lane of Herbertsville Road just north of Maple Avenue when, at one point, he entered a lane of traffic to retrieve a drink bottle. A vehicle in the northbound lane then struck him near the shoulder line, according to a police report.
Brick Township Police EMS and MONOC paramedics responded along with police officers and transported the boy to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, for treatment of injuries to his arm and head.
Officer Jeff Lindquist and Sgt. David Bedrosian of the Brick Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash is requested to contact the Brick Township Police Traffic Safety Unit at 732-262-1140.