SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A pedestrian was struck and severely injured by a minivan on Park Avenue near East Golf Avenue in South Plainfield. The accident occurred around 6:00pm. The dark colored minivan van was traveling northbound near Burger King at the time of the accident.

The Borough of South Plainfield sent out a Nixle alert at 6:13pm announcing Park Avenue was being closed due to the accident. The area is taped off as police appear to be conducting an accident investigation. Debris could be seen in the road, and crews were at the scene towing away the minivan.

Police have not released the identities of the victim or driver, and they have not yet reported what hospital the victim was transported to. TAP into will provide further details to this developing story as they become available.