The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paterson Police Department said Mr. Abel Perez-Perez, 51, from Passaic, was arrested today in relation to a motor vehicle crash that took place on April 24.
Police said at approximately 8:35 p.m., Mr. Perez-Perez drove a 2009 Nissan Rogue through the area of 821 Main Avenue in the City of Passaic, when he collided with a 13-year-old male resident from Passaic who was riding a scooter at the time.
Police said Mr. Perez-Perez did not have a valid driver’s license.
Following the crash, the 13-year-old male was transported to Saint Joseph’s University Hospital, where he received treatment for serious bodily injury and is in stable condition.
Police said Mr. Perez-Perez was charged with fourth-degree Driving Without a License and Causing Serious Bodily Injury. He was arrested without incident at the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office in Totowa.