Serious crash on the Parkway in South Toms River

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UPDATE: Police say a 19-year-old male driver lost control and crashed into a barrier. A woman, 19, exited the vehicle and attempted to cross the Parkway when she was struck. She was seriously injured. The driver left the scene but was found and arrested for drunk driving.

The Garden State Parkway is closed near Exit 80 in South Toms River late Friday evening after at least one person was struck after a crash.

The incident happened in the northbound lanes around 11 p.m. Two aeromedical choppers were requested to land on the roadway.

The circumstances are not yet clear.

Traffic is building in the area.

This is a developing story.