Information sought in Jersey City hit and run

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The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a hit and run in which a 26-year-old man was struck and seriously injured while riding a street-legal dirt bike at the intersection of MLK Drive near Wade Street in Jersey City Friday evening, Nov. 27.

Members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area at approximately 8 p.m. on reports of a hit-and-run collision.

According to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office as of Nov. 28, the victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where he is listed in critical, life-threatening condition.

According to the initial investigation, the victim was traveling northbound on MLK Drive on a motorbike when an Infiniti that was traveling southbound made a left turn eastbound onto Wade Street striking the victim.

The driver fled the scene in a vehicle described as an older model silver, Infiniti M45 S.

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: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.