Bloomfield Man Dies After Being Struck by Car on Broad Street Wednesday
The victim and the driver were both Bloomfield residents.
An elderly Bloomfield man died last night after being hit by a car on Broad Street near the intersection of Baldwin.
The pedestrian, aged 88, was struck by a car driven by a 48-year-old man, also a Bloomfield resident, at 9:43 pm Wednesday night, according to the Bloomfield Police Department. The victim sustained head and leg injuries and was transported to UMDNJ Trauma Center in Newark, where he succumbed to his injuries and passed away Thursday morning at 3:30 am.
No further details have been released at this time. The accident is still being actively investigated by the Bloomfield Police Department Traffic Division and the Essex County Prosecutors Office.