UPDATED: Accident Victim Airlifted from RBR Overnight

Pedestrian struck on Harding Road near Alderbrook.

An early morning accident in Little Silver required a victim to be airlifted from Red Bank Regional High School early Friday morning.

According to Capt. Gary LaBruno, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Harding Road near Alderbrook at 3:15 a.m. on April 6. The driver of the car was a 53-year old Fair Haven resident who struck the pedestrian while traveling east on Harding Road.

The pedestrian was airlifted to Jersey Shore Medical Center by a North Star Helicopter for treatment of serious injuries, according to LaBruno. The identity of the victim was not released.

Little Silver Police, fire and EMS, along with Fair Haven Police and EMS and Red Bank Police responded to the incident, which is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to contact Capt. Gary LaBruno or Det. Greg Oliva at 732-747-5900.

Elizabeth April 08, 2012 at 12:57 AM
We are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Our sympathy and condolences to the grieving family; we will pray for your beloved.
Sandy Piperno April 08, 2012 at 05:39 PM
I hope that our tears have taken some of the pain away from the family. This tragedy has affected the entire community. Jillian was my kids favorite babysitter. It was like having Snow White as a babysitter. she will forever be missed.
Leonor Lipari April 09, 2012 at 01:52 PM
My husband is Jillian's uncle and needless to say everyone is devistated by this tragic loss. I guess the only lesson to be learned from this horrible tragedy is to hold close the ones you love and let them know what they mean to you because tomorrow is not promised.
Shannon K. Winning April 09, 2012 at 03:18 PM
Leonor, This is a stark reminder for sure. Please keep us informed as to how the community can support the family.
Peggy Robinson April 12, 2012 at 02:10 AM
This is so very sad...we know her older sister Chelsea...met during RFH basketball and her family is lovely...my heart goes out to all of her family..may God hold Jillian in the palm of his hand.


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