Police make arrest in deadly Elizabeth hit and run

December 8, 2012 11:33:23 AM PST
Police have made an arrest in a deadly hit and run accident in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

It happened at around 3:40 a.m. Saturday, as a pedestrian was walking west on East Jersey Avenue, across Routes 1 and 9.

He was hit by a vehicle heading south that kept on going.

After a short pursuit, police managed to track down the car and apprehended the driver.

He was taken to an area hospital. The extent of his injuries is still not known.

The pedestrian, whose identity has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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