Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Alexander T. Kim, 28, of Fort Lee.
According to police, on March 10, 2017, at approximately 7:40 p.m., the Palisades Park Police Department received a report of a person struck by a motor vehicle on East Brinkerhoff Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets.
Upon responding to the scene, officers located and treated the female pedestrian, who had been struck by a vehicle which had fled the scene.
Due to injuries suffered during the collision, the victim was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center.
Located at the scene of the collision were motor vehicle parts which were later used to identify the offending vehicle: a black 2016 Kia Optima.
As a result of an investigation, it was determined that Kim left the scene of the collision after he struck the victim while she was crossing Brinkerhoff Avenue.
Kim has been charged with one count of Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1.1, a 3rd degree crime. Mr. KIM was also issued a motor vehicle summons for Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
He is scheduled to appear in Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court for a first appearance on March 27, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.