Lakewood Hit & Run Driver Arrested After Fleeing Scene
A hit and run driver in Lakewood doesn’t get too far.
The Lakewood Scoop reports the unidentified 17-year-old male struck a pedestrian last night around 10:45 p.m. walking near the intersection of East 7th Street and Maple Avenue. and fled the scene.
The victim, an adult male, was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center. The driver was found thanks to a witness who followed the driver for about two miles before police were able to arrest the teen.
Summonses will be issued today.