Photo Credit: Google Maps Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that an investigation is underway following last night’s hit-and-run accident on Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen in which a male pedestrian was struck while crossing the heavily used roadway.
Suarez says the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the North Bergen Police Department are actively investigating the hit-and-run collision that occurred on Thursday, October 13, 2022 on Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen. Shortly after 10:00 p.m., the North Bergen Police Department responded to the area of Tonnelle Avenue and 85th Street, the site of the former High Tech High School, on a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian.
Upon arrival, the responding officers located an injured 32-year-old male pedestrian in the roadway. The injured man, a North Bergen resident, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Hackensack University Medical Center, where he is being treated for his injuries.
A preliminary investigation determined that the pedestrian was struck by a dark-colored automobile traveling northbound on Tonnelle Avenue.
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/homicidetip/.
All information will be kept confidential.