Passaic County Sheriff's officer struck by vehicle in Totowa, seriously injured

A New Jersey sheriff's officer working a construction detail has been struck by a vehicle and seriously injured.



Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik says the sheriff's sergeant was working a detail in Totowa Wednesday night when he was hit.



Berdnik says a Woodland Park police lieutenant witnessed the accident and provided medical attention until an ambulance arrived.



Authorities say the unidentified sergeant was taken to a hospital, where he's listed in serious, but stable condition.



Berdnik says the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.



No other information was immediately available.


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