Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Mr. Danny Vasquez 24, of Jersey City on charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death and Endangering an Injured Victim.
Police said at approximately 3:40 a.m. on July 5, 2021, the Fairview Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Broad and Prospect Avenues.
Upon arrival, officers observed the victim lying in the roadway with serious injuries.
According to.police the male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Officers located a vehicle nearby, a 2008 Toyota Sienna with obvious front-end damage.
The ensuing investigation revealed that Vasquez was operating the Toyota at the time of the hit and run collision.
Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would also like to thank the Fairview Police Department and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this investigation.