WEST ORANGE, NJ - A 36-year-old male resident of West Orange was struck by a NJ Transit Bus this morning between 6:10 and 6:20 as he crossed Northfield Avenue by Ridgeway Avenue to catch a commuter bus. The Alternative Press had originally been informed that it was a Coach commuter bus involved in the accident.
The victim was transported to UMDNJ in Newark, where he is listed in critical but stable condition, according to Katherine Carter of the Essex County Prosecutor's office, which is in charge of the investigation. West Orange Police will assist. No arrests have been made at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.
The Alternative Press will provide updates as they become available.