Tow truck driver struck and injured on Route 55 in Mantua Twp., NJ

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Tow truck driver struck in NJ: Rick Williams reports during Action News at 12:30 p.m. on May 19, 2017. (WPVI)

A tow truck driver is hospitalized after being struck while working on a disabled vehicle in Mantua Township.

It happened at 8:45 a.m. Friday on Route 55 South near Exit 50.

Police say the driver was loading a disabled vehicle onto his tow truck when he was struck by a passing vehicle.

He was taken to an area hospital with injuries described as non-life-threatening.

The driver of the striking vehicle did stop at the scene and was also taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.

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