Gloucester Twp Police investigate hit and run crash involving a pedestrian

The victim has been transported to Cooper Hospital by EMS with serious injuries to the lower body and is listed in critical condition. 

Release according to the Gloucester Township Police Department.

On Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 at approximately 3:59 p.m. the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the area of the 1900 Block of Sicklerville Road for a report of a pedestrian motor vehicle crash where the striking vehicle fled the scene, leaving the victim with serious bodily injuries. Passing motorists stayed with the victim until the arrival of Police, Fire and EMS. Once the victim was stabilized they were transported to Cooper Hospital by EMS with serious injuries to the lower body and is listed in critical condition.

Sicklerville Road was closed for approximately two and a half hours during the initial stages of the investigation.  The investigation is ongoing and being handled by the Gloucester Township Serious Crash Investigation Team  (SCIT). The name of the victim is not being release at this time.

Witnesses to the crash described the striking vehicle as a white Ford work truck/van with Pennsylvania Registration driven by a White or Hispanic male with dark hair and beard. The vehicle had a ladder rack and  enclosed cargo area with “Reading Ready Van” on the side. The suspect vehicle may also be missing the  passenger side mirror and have passenger side front end damage. It was last observed on Sicklerville Road  crossing southbound over Berlin Cross Keys Road/

If anyone witnessed this crash or can possibly identify the vehicle or driver please Contact the Gloucester  Township Police Department at (856) 228-4500 or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line at (856) 842- 5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword “TIP  GLOTWPPD” and your tip message to 888777. You may also visit our Anonymous Web Tip Page:  https://local.nixle.com/tip/alert/5170177