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UPDATE: Hudson County Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that on November 3, shortly after 9:30 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area of 740 Route 440 in Jersey City on a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian. 

According to Prosecutor Suarez, upon arrival, responding officers found one pedestrian with life-threatening injuries in the northbound lane. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian had left the scene.

Prosecutor Suarez said that the pedestrian was later identified as Phillip Delancy, 36, from Jersey City. 

He was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at approximately 10:25 p.m. The cause and manner of death are pending an investigation by the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The events surrounding the crash are under investigation by the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. 

No charges have been filed at this time. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s official website.

All information will be kept confidential.