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UPDATE: Harrison Town's Wide Surveillance System Key in Assisting Police to Capture Hit-and-Run Suspect

Harrison Town

By: Richard L. Smith 

Police officials in the Town of Harrison are investigating a potential hit-and-run incident that left a pedestrian injured near a ramp to an interstate highway.NinosHarrison Police reported to RLS Media that the incident occurred on July 3, around 10 a.m.

Harrison Police Units were dispatched to Harrison Avenue at the intersection with the Route 280 East Bound Ramp following a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.

Upon arrival, police officials said officers found the victim lying unconscious in the street, with the vehicle having fled the scene.

Emergency medical services were rendered immediately, and the victim was transported to the hospital for further treatment.

The accident scene was promptly secured and photographed by police officials.

According to Harrison Police officials, a thorough review of the town-wide surveillance cameras identified the vehicle involved in the incident. The car, registered in Fair Lawn, NJ, was traced back to its owner.

The owner, who confirmed she was driving, stated she panicked and attempted to locate the incident site as she was unfamiliar with the area.

Police say the vehicle involved in the accident has been impounded for further investigation.

The victim has since been released from the hospital, and the investigation remains ongoing.

The Harrison Police Department continues to gather evidence and urges anyone with additional information to come forward.