26-Year-Old Woman Seriously Injured in Jersey City Hit-and-Run


Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a hit and run incident in which a 26-year-old Jersey City woman sustained serious bodily injuries when she was struck by a vehicle just after 1 a.m. on Friday, January 1, 2021 on Ocean Avenue in Jersey City.

Members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area of Ocean and Warner avenues on reports of a pedestrian struck and located the victim who had sustained serious injuries. The victim was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where she is being treated for multiple injuries and is currently listed in stable condition.

According to the initial investigation, the victim was in the northbound lane of Ocean Avenue approaching a parked vehicle when she was struck by a black Cadillac Escalade that was traveling north on Ocean Avenue. The striking vehicle fled the scene continuing northbound on Ocean Avenue.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is actively investigating this incident. 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: https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.