Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said shortly before 8:00 p.m. Saturday, the West New York Police Department responded to 58th Street and Boulevard East in West New York on a report of a single-vehicle striking a pedestrian.
Upon arrival, responding officers found one pedestrian with life-threatening injuries.
According to Prosecutor Suarez, the striking vehicle had left the scene.
During the preliminary investigation by the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the West New York Police Department, it was discovered that a mid-size sedan struck a male victim while he was crossing Boulevard East near 58th Street.
Prosecutor Suarez said Emergency Medical Services transported the victim of the collision to Jersey City Medical Center, where he is currently being treated for life-threatening injuries.
The collision is being actively investigated by the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the West New York Police Department.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact the Collision Unit at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.