An elderly man was seriously hurt after he was hit by a car while jogging on Route 9W early in the morning.

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On Tuesday around 7:30 a.m., the Town of Marlborough Police Department responded Route 9W near St. Mary's Church for a report of a car vs. pedestrian accident.

During an investigation, police determined 77-year-old Michael Heller of Marlborough was jogging along Route 9W near Bloom Street and was hit by a southbound Hyundai while trying to cross the street, officials say.

He was rushed to Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital with serious injuries, according to police.

The driver of the Hyundai was identified as a 38-year-old woman from Milton. Police didn't report any injuries.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call the Town of Marlborough Police Department at 845-795-2181.

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