Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces that Joshua Dumeng, 28, of Paterson, was sentenced on Friday, March 12, for his involvement in a December 9, 2019 motor vehicle crash that occurred in Paterson.
According to police, on December 9, 2019, Mr. Dumeng was driving a blue 2004 Acura TL in the area of 24 Mill Street in Paterson when he struck a 62-year-old female Paterson resident.
Officials said that Mr. Dumeng admitted under oath that he knew he struck the victim, but still left the scene without rendering aid. The victim suffered serious bodily injury in the crash.
On January 29, 2021, Mr. Dumeng pled guilty to Third Degree Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Serious Bodily Injury.
On March 12, 2021, Mr. Dumeng was sentenced to serve 364 days in the Passaic County Jail, and also imposed five years of probation and a two-year driver’s license suspension.
The Judge ordered that Mr. Dumeng turn himself into the Passaic County Jail on May 7, to begin serving his custodial sentence.