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UPDATE: Bloomfield Woman Dies in Jersey City Collision

Hudson County



By: Najla Alexander

Authorities in Hudson County reported that the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police are investigating a fatal collision in which one woman died on Friday, September 1.

According to officials, at approximately 2:15 a.m., the Jersey City Police was notified of a serious motor vehicle collision in the area of the Routes 1 and 9 North ramp on Route 139 West.

Upon arrival, authorities say, responding officers located a tractor-trailer and a 2018 Audi passenger vehicle that had been involved in a collision.

The Audi was found on its roof with extensive damage.

Officials said the male driver of the Audi and two passengers were transported to Jersey City Medical Center by Emergency Medical Services.

A female passenger tentatively identified as a 21-year-old of Bloomfield was pronounced dead at approximately 2:54 a.m., officials say.

Officials stated the 22-year-old male driver of Newark and a 23-year-old male passenger of Newark remain at JCMC with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 53-year-old male driver of the tractor-trailer, who remained at the scene, was not injured in the collision, officials say.

According to officials, during the preliminary investigation, the driver of the Audi was issued a motor vehicle summons by the responding JCPD officers.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police are actively investigating this case, officials say.