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Roselle Park Motorcyclist Injured in Pulaski Skyway Crash

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Roselle Park Kearny

A 25-year-old motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after a collision Wednesday evening in Kearny.

Officials said on May 2nd, at approximately 10 p.m., the Kearny Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle collision between a motorcycle and an automobile on the Pulaski Skyway.

Upon arrival, responding officers found that a GMC Envoy had collided with a Yamaha motorcycle.

The initial investigation by the Hudson County Regional Fatal Collision Unit and the Kearny Police Department determined that the motorcyclist, a 25-year-old male from Roselle Park, was apparently thrown from the motorcycle as a result of the collision. The motorcyclist was transported to University Hospital in Newark for an evaluation of his injuries. At this time, he remains in the hospital in stable condition.

Authorities identified the driver of the GMC Envoy, as Robert Woods, 65, of Metuchen, who was arrested and charged with Assault by Auto. In addition, officials said Woods was charged with Title 39 motor vehicle violations.

    

The Hudson County Regional Fatal Collision Unit is actively investigating this case with assistance from the Kearny Police Department.

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: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/ . All information will be kept confidential.