HARVEY CEDARS — A pedestrian was struck by a car and injured on Sunday afternoon on Long Beach Boulevard near Camden Avenue, Police Chief Robert Burnaford said in an email to the Asbury Park Press.
The passenger, who was not identified, was in a southbound vehicle that had pulled over to the side of the road, Burnaford said. The passenger had left the vehicle when a northbound vehicle left its lane, crossed the double yellow lane and collided with a southbound vehicle before it struck the passenger, he said.
The person was airlifted by medevac helicopter to a nearby hospital trauma center, Burnaford said.
Additional details were not immediately available.
The crash remains under investigation.
Amanda Oglesby is an Ocean County native who covers Brick, Barnegat and Lacey townships as well as the environment. She has worked for the Press for more than a decade. Reach her at @OglesbyAPP, email@example.com or 732-557-5701.
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