A Fanwood woman was struck and seriously injured by a VW Tuesday evening at the intersection of Midway and Tillotson Avenues in Fanwood, according to police. She was transported to University Hospital in Newark by helicopter, which landed at .
Chief Richard Trigo said the driver of the white, two-door VW is a Union County resident. He did not release the names of either the driver or the victim.
There is a crosswalk at the intersection of Midway and Tillotson, but it's unclear how the incident occurred. Trigo said details of the accident remain under investigation.
Police have closed off Midway Avenue at Tillotson to investigate the scene.
Correction: This article was amended Nov. 1 at 8:45 p.m. to reflect the following correction:
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the vehicle that struck the pedestrian was a BMW. It was a VW.