Girl, 14, critical after driver slammed into her bike, fled with her on hood

The hit-and-run driver is being sought by police A 14-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was struck while riding her bicycle Thursday night at the Jersey Shore by a driver who fled the scene with the teen on the hood until she fell off, authorities said.  The crash took place around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Route 88 and Sunset Avenue in Point Pleasant Borough, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.
A black sedan traveling east on Route 88 struck the girl on her bike, authorities said.  The impact threw the girl onto the hood of the car, which continued to drive as she remained sprawled across the windshield, according to the prosecutor's office.  What's going on? Ask Alexa what's happening around New Jersey The driver allegedly continued on for some time before the girl fell from the vehicle.  The sedan fled eastbound on Route 88.
The girl was taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center, and was listed in critical condition as of Friday morning, authorities said.
Police said she has head trauma and several cuts.
The sedan may have damage to its front end and windshield.     Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the prosecutor's office at 732-929-2027 ext.
3257, or the Point Pleasant Police Department at 732-892-0060.  Amanda Hoover can be reached at ahoover@njadvancemedia.com.
Follow her on Twitter @amandahoovernj.
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