Cyclist Seriously Injured in Kearny Hit-and-Run This Morning

HUDSON COUNTY REGIONAL COLLISION INVESTIGATION UNIT INVESTIGATING KEARNY HIT AND RUN THAT SERIOUSLY INJURED 44-YEAR-OLD CYCLIST

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 44-year-old woman was struck and seriously injured while cycling on Routes 1 & 9 South in Kearny Friday morning. The driver who struck her fled the scene.

Members of the Kearny Police Department responded to the area, which is near Jacobus Avenue, just before 8 a.m., on reports of a cyclist struck with serious injuries. The victim, a 44-year-old Harrison woman, was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where she is listed in critical but stable condition.

Investigators are seeking the public’s help in locating a vehicle of interest which is described as a container trailer, with a red tractor, that has a business logo or white lettering on the passenger side door, last seen traveling south on Route 440 past Danforth Avenue.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and Kearny Police Department are 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: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.

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