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Edison Man Charged with New Providence Hit-and-Run

By kcora on
New Providence Edison

Police announced the arrest of a 49-year-old Edison man accused of leaving the scene of a crash.

According to police, on Dec. 14th, the New Providence Police responded to a call for service of a pedestrian involved in a hit and run motor vehicle crash during the early evening hours on South Street.

Police launched an investigation into the incident and as a result charged Kent Shum, 49, of Edison, with the criminal charge of leaving the scene of an accident where serious bodily injury was sustained.

Shum was also charged with reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident.

He has a mandatory court appearance in Superior Court in Elizabeth.