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Pedestrian Critically Injured By Hit-And-Run Driver In Gloucester Township

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GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ. (CBS) — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and seriously injured a man as he crossed the road in Gloucester Township, New Jersey.

Authorities say it was around 10 p.m. Sunday when a 23-year-old man, walking along Sicklerville Road near the intersection of Jarvis Road, across from the Strawberry Square Shopping Center, was hit by a car.

The driver of the car did not stop and is believed to have fled on Sicklerville Road towards Route 42.

The pedestrian has been identified as 23-year-old Kevin Trant of Gloucester Township. Trant is listed in critical but stable condition at Cooper University Hospital Trauma Center. His injuries include a broken pelvis, punctured lung, broken right elbow, broken left foot, broken right shoulder and broken vertebrae.

The vehicle is believed to have had sustained significant front end damage and possibly a shattered windshield. No other description of the vehicle was immediately available.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has information about the crash to contact them at 856-228-4500 or 9-1-1.

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