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Jersey City Hit-and-Run Leaves Two Moped Riders Seriously Injured

Jersey City Hit-and-Run

Two people were badly hurt in a hit-and-run crash while riding a moped in Jersey City on June 29, 2024. Authorities are investigating and asking for public help. Contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office if you have information.

Key Takeaways
  • Two people were seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash in Jersey City.
  • The crash happened around 12:20 a.m. on June 29, 2024, near Martin Luther King Drive and Wilkinson Avenue.
  • The second vehicle was found, and authorities are asking for public help with the investigation.

Serious Hit-and-Run Crash Injures Two in Jersey City

Early on Saturday, June 29, 2024, a hit-and-run crash in Jersey City left two people with serious injuries. The accident happened in the early morning and is now under investigation by local authorities.

At around 12:20 a.m., the Jersey City Police received a call about a crash near Martin Luther King Drive and Wilkinson Avenue. When officers arrived, they found two people hurt who had been riding a moped.

The victims are a 36-year-old man from East Orange and a 26-year-old woman from Newark. They were taken to Jersey City Medical Center for treatment of their serious injuries.

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez shared details about the crash, emphasizing the seriousness of the incident and the ongoing investigation. The car that hit the moped did not stay at the scene, making it a hit-and-run.

Authorities Seek Public’s Help in NJ Hit-and-Run Investigation

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police are working together on this case. They have found and identified the car involved in the crash but have not shared details about the victims’ injuries.

Prosecutor Suarez and the police are asking for help from anyone who might have information about the crash.

They provided a contact number (201-915-1345) and an anonymous tip line (http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/) for people to share what they know. All tips will be kept confidential.