Authorities announced the arrest of Roland F. Weigel, 84, of Maywood, on a charge of Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Collision Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.
According to police, at approximately 1:25 Sunday afternoon, the Maywood Police Department received multiple reports of a motor vehicle collision involving a bicyclist at the intersection of East Passaic Street and Golf Avenue, in the borough of Maywood.
Upon arrival, officers located and treated a male victim, who had been struck by a motor vehicle which ultimately fled the scene.
Due to injuries suffered during the collision, the victim was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center, where is currently in stable condition.
Civilian witnesses at the scene of the collision, alerted responding officers that involved vehicle was spotted approximately two blocks from the scene.
As a result of the investigation, Wiegel was arrested and charged with one count of Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Collision Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.
This charge is merely an accusation, and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.