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UPDATE: Jersey City Authorities Search for Driver who Struck Dirt Bike Rider in Jersey City

By rlsmetro on

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a hit and run incident in which a 26-year-old man was struck and seriously injured while riding a street-legal dirt bike at the intersection of MLK Drive near Wade Street in Jersey City Friday evening.

Officials said members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Friday reports of a hit and run collision.

Police said the victim sustained severe injuries and was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where he is listed in critical, life-threatening condition.

According to the initial investigation, the victim was traveling northbound on MLK Drive on a motorbike when an Infiniti traveling southbound made a left (eastbound) onto Wade Street striking the victim.

The driver fled the scene. Police say the fleeing vehicle is described as an older model silver Infiniti M45 S.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is actively investigating this incident. No arrests have been made 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 at: