Driver Sought In Fatal Hit-And-Run on Rt. 34 in Old Bridge
Middletown native Warren Wilmot was struck and killed Sunday in Old Bridge during a hit-and-run accident on Route 34. Police are searching for the the driver and vehicle that struck Wilmot.
Authorities are searching for the driver of a Range Rover that struck and killed 26-year-old Middletown native, Warren Wilmot, Sunday in Old Bridge.
The Range Rover was traveling Northbound on Route 34 when it struck Warren Wilmot at 1:15 a.m. on July 29 as Wilmot was walking alone on the shoulder of Route 34 heading toward the WaWa, according to a release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief William Volkert, of the Old Bridge Police Department.
Officer John Bulin of the Old Bridge Police Department and Investigator Scott Crocco of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined that the driver of the Range Rover was traveling North on Route 34 when the vehicle left the roadway and struck Wilmot.
Investigators said the vehicle may have sustained damage to the front end passenger side.
Wilmot was taken to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:22 a.m on July 29, according to the release.
Wilmont grew up in the Port Monmouth section of Middletown and attended Middletown High School North. His father and grandfather still reside in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Bulin of the Old Bridge Police Department at (732) 721-4005 or Investigator Crocco of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4471.