MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A pedestrian was struck by a car on Prospect St., near the intersection with Jennifer Ln. in Maplewood, at approx. 5:45 p.m. this evening. 

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital by ambulance, and published news reports indicate that the pedestrian was unconscious due to the collision.

The car involved in the accident with the pedestrian had a cracked windshield as a result of the impact.

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Maplewood police are investigating the accident and Sgt. Albert Sally said there is no statement at this time, but that updates will be provided when more information is available.

There are also published news reports of another pedestrian accident on Academy St. in South Orange.