LAKEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A teenage boy died after a hit-and-run crash in New Jersey on Friday night.
Police say a 37-year-old man and his 15-year-old son were walking along Oak Street in Lakewood around 10 p.m.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn, Police Questioning Person Of Interest
The driver of a Jeep Cherokee struck both pedestrians then left the scene without stopping. The vehicle was last seen traveling south on Albert Avenue.READ MORE: Ahead Of Father's Day, Mets Host Families Who Lost Loved Ones On 9/11: 'It Opens Up The Wounds'
The teenager suffered significant injuries and died at the scene. The father was taken to a local hospital with an elbow injury.
According to police, the vehicle is described as “a dark in color newer style Jeep Cherokee.”MORE NEWS: Claremont Residents Say Overflowing Garbage Is Leading To Major Rat Problem In Community
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Lakewood police at (732) 363-0200.