A pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle, with an elderly driver, on westbound Route 40 in Atlantic City this morning.

The accident near the Atlantic City Expressway entrance, by the entrance to Hansens Bus World, was reported at about 8:30 a.m.

The victim, Laquay Weekes, 26, of Atlantic City, was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, for shoulder injuries, police said.

Charges against the driver are pending the outcome of the investigation, said Sgt. Monica McMenamin.

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