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North Bergen Man Charged with Assault by Auto in Hasbrouck Heights

Hasbrouck Heights

Bergen County officials announced the arrest of Mr. Kal Elhoregy, 52, North Bergen, on a charge of Assault By Auto.

Police said at approximately 9:09 p.m. on October 24, the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department responded to a report of serious motor vehicle collision in the parking lot of 177 Route 17 South.

Responding officers located a 2017 BMW M3 with two occupants: the driver, Elhoregy and a 23-year-old male passenger.

Officials said the second vehicle involved, a 2002 Chrysler Town & Country, had two occupants and was parked in the parking lot at the time of the collision.

According to police, the passenger, a 19-year-old male, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered minor injuries.

The driver, a 19-year-old female, suffered severe injuries.

All four parties involved were transported to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment.

Police say the 19- year-old female remains in critical condition at the time of this release.

The incident remains under investigation.