PLAINFIELD, NJ — A person was pinned under a vehicle near the school on the 300 block of Emerson Avenue in Plainfield Wednesday, according to a Breaking News Network alert. The victim was pinned after the vehicle fell off a jack, and removed with CPR in progress, according to BNN.

An officer on the scene said the man was taken to Robert Wood Johnson in New Brunswick, and his condition is unknown at this time.

Update: The Plainfield Police Department issued the following press release on Thursday:

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On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at approximately 7:02 pm, Plainfield Police Patrol units responded to the 300 block of Emerson Avenue on a report of an individual pinned under a vehicle.

Plainfield Fire Department and Rescue Squad were also notified and responded. The victim, a 64-year-old male was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

The Plainfield Police Criminal Investigation Bureau continues to investigate. Anyone with information, please contact Detective Robert Alcantara of the Plainfield Police Department at 908-753-3360. is Plainfield's free online daily newspaper for Plainfield, NJ news. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook, Twitter @PlainfieldTAP, and on Instagram @tapintoplainfield for all of your Plainfield local news.

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