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Police Seek Suspect in Hit-and-Run Accident in Newark


Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G.Fragé requests the public’s help with identifying a suspect in connection with a hit and run accident on August 6.


According to officials, the accident occurred at approximately 8:57 p.m. at South Orange and Sanford avenues when the vehicle, possibly a grey Chevy Malibu, struck a pedestrian at that intersection.  

Newark officials say, the vehicle has rear bumper damage and a broken front windshield.

It fled southbound on Sanford Avenue and westbound on Fortuna Street.

The victim was treated at University Hospital  


Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the accident to call the Police Division’s  24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695- 8477).