Motorcyclist crashes in Secaucus

Clifton Police were following the cyclist at the time of the crash

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A 26-year-old motorcyclist sustained serious injuries on Route 3 in Secaucus while being followed by Clifton Police.

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the crash occurred on Sunday, Feb. 9. At approximately 9 p.m., the Secaucus Police Department responded to a collision on the Eastbound side of Route 3.

The motorcyclist driving a 2000 Suzuki crashed on the off ramp at Routes 1&9.

According to the HCPO, first responders determined that the motorcyclist, the Jersey City man sustained serious injuries but the extent was not made clear.

After the initial investigation by the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit, it’s believed the crash occurred as the driver, who was being followed by Clifton Police at the time, failed to negotiate the turn on the off ramp.

The motorcyclist was unconscious and unresponsive. According to the HCPO, the man was transported to Jersey City Medical Center.

The man has since been released. According to the HCPO, there were no other vehicles involved.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is actively investigating this collision.

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