LINDEN, NJ – Linden Police department is investigating an accident that left a female seriously injured, early Sunday morning. 

According to authorities, at approximately 1:55 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to the area of N. Wood Ave & St. George Ave on reports of a serious auto-pedestrian crash.

Investigators believe that the vehicle was traveling south on Wood Ave when it struck the woman as she crossed the street.

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The victim, identified as a 35-year-old woman from Fanwood, was treated on scene by Linden Fire Department personnel and paramedics from Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Hospital in Rahway.

She was later transported to Newark University Hospital with critical injuries.

The vehicle fled the scene traveling south on N. Wood Ave. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Linden Police Department Traffic Bureau.

Anyone with information urged to contact Inv. Jimmy Solano at (908) 474-8505.

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