UNION, NJ – A pedestrian was struck and seriously injuried Friday morning at approximately 9:30 while attempting to cross three lanes of Route 22 East near the Pointe Condos.

According to police, the 67-year-old victim, whose name has not yet been released, was unconscious at the scene and transported by paramedics to University Hospital in Newark. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating in the investigation. 

Witnesses to the accident are asked to call the Union Police Department at (908) 851-5000.