A pedestrian had to be flown to the hospital after being struck on Route 9 in Berkeley Township near Trinity Methodist Church Wednesday night, according to authorities.

Responding units found the unidentified man shortly after 7:30 p.m. semiconscious, laying in the road, bleeding from the head and face, according to a press release on the Berkeley Police Facebook page.

Authorities said a Crest Dry Cleaners van hit the man, who appeared to be standing in the middle of the road, based on a preliminary investigation of eyewitnesses.

The victim was flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.

The crash is under investigation by Traffic Safety Officer Rodney Flanegan. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Berkeley Township Police Department at 732-341-6600.