Police: Man kept driving with pedestrian stuck in windshield

OCEAN TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- Ocean County authorities say a man was driving drunk along Route 9 in Ocean Township Monday evening when he allegedly hit a pedestrian.

The impact caused the victim to become lodged in the windshield.

Detectives say 33-year-old Marcos Ortega drove more than a mile with the man stuck there until an officer pulled him over.

The victim, a 66-year-old man, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Ortega is being held on $150,000 bail.
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