Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Raymond J. Hayducka of the South Brunswick Police Department. Announced today that authorities are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the driver that fled after striking a 49-year old bicyclist on Route 522 on the evening of December 13, 2019.
According to officials police are actively searching for the driver of a red 2018-2020 Honda Accord Sedan Sport or Touring with damage to the front end of the driver’s side. The driver was traveling on Route 522, struck the victim and then fled the scene.
Officials say at the time of the impact, Ronald VonThun, 49, of South Brunswick was riding his bicycle in South Brunswick, at approximately 10:06 pm, and was struck between Georges Road and Kingston Lane on Route 522.
He was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from the injuries he sustained in the hit and run.
Acting Prosecutor Kuberiet and Police Chief Hayducka are requesting the public’s assistance. They are asking anyone with information to contact Officer Michael Leung of the South Brunswick Police Department at (732) 329-4646 or Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-4328.
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County, Inc., a non-profit organization that partners with law enforcement to enable the public to submit crime information anonymously and will pay a cash reward should it lead to an arrest.
Tip information may be provided anonymously by calling 1-800-939-9600 or submitted online at www.middlesextips.com. Tips may also be sent by text messaging 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword: “mid tip,” followed by the tip information.