At 8:30 a.m. today, BNN reported that a pedestrian had been struck on Valley Rd & Bellevue Avenue in Montclair. At that time, police and EMS were said to be on the scene, and the injuries were categorized as serious. The patient was taken to St. Joeseph’s Trauma Center, with the paramedic unit requested to meet the ambulance en route.
Lt. Kenneth Miscia from the Montclair police department has issued this statement:
On 3/30/11 at approximately 8:00 AM, Police were dispatched to the southern entrance to the Bellevue Parking Plaza on a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Preliminary investigation showed that a 29 year old male from Bloomfield struck a 60 year old female pedestrian from Montclair. The pedestrian was transported to the trauma center at St. Joseph’s Hospital with serious head injuries. The accident was called in by the driver of the van that struck her and at this time there are no witnesses.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact Lt. Kenneth Miscia of the Uniform and Traffic Bureau at 973-509-4740.