NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey State Police are investigating a collision between a pedestrian and a tractor-trailer that severely injured the female victim, local media reports.
Emergency personnel responded to reports of the collision at milepost 107.8 of the New Jersey Turnpike at 3:04 p.m. Monday. They arrived to find passersby applying tourniquets to the woman’s partially severed leg.
Investigations revealed that the 25-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle that had pulled to the side of the roadway. Witnesses said they thought she was trying to retrieve a dog when she was hit by the truck.
This is an ongoing story and will be updated if possible.
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