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Pedestrian Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in North Bergen

By rlsmetro on
North Bergen

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said  The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the North Bergen Police Department are actively investigating a hit-and-run collision that occurred on Thursday, October 13, on Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen.

According to Prosecutor Suarez, shortly after 10:00 p.m., the North Bergen Police Department responded to the area of Tonnelle Avenue and 85th Street on a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, the responding officers located an injured 32-year-old male pedestrian in the roadway.

Prosecutor Suarez said the injured man, a North Bergen resident, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Hackensack University Medical Center, where he is being treated for his injuries.

A preliminary investigation determined that the pedestrian was struck by a dark-colored automobile traveling northbound on Tonnelle Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915- 1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide- tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.