Police have released the identity of a 32-year-old Carteret woman killed in a single vehicle crash this morning.
Officers responded to US Route 1 & 9 southbound near Hampden Street at approximately 11:48 a.m. for a report of a serious single vehicle crash.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a 1994 Oldsmobile 88 - operated by 38-year-old Mohamed A. Hadgiev, from Carteret - struck a utility pole.
The driver, Hadgiev, was transported to University Hospital in Newark, where he was treated and later released.
The front seat passenger of the vehicle, 32-year-old Isha M. Hadgiev of Carteret, was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in Rahway, where she was pronounced dead at 12:30 pm.
A follow up investigation is being conducted by the Linden Police Traffic Bureau in conjunction with the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.
There are no pending charges at the present time.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Investigator Ian Conk of the Linden Police Traffic Bureau, at 908-474-8505.