Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Ms. Fatou Diaby of New York, NY, on charges of Leaving The Scene Of A Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury and Hindering Apprehension.
Police say at approximately 12:23 p.m. on June 8, the Fort Lee Police Department responded to a report of motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Hudson Terrace and Myrtle Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers located a 23-year-old male lying in the roadway with multiple serious injuries.
Officials say he was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment and has since been discharged.
Multiple witnesses reported to responding officers that the operator of the other vehicle involved, a red Honda Accord, had initially stopped and checked on the status of the victim, but then got back in her vehicle and left the scene prior to police arrival.
The incident remains under investigation.