Authorities investigating Jersey City hit-and-run that badly injured motorbike rider

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The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a hit-and-run where a 26-year-old man was struck and seriously injured while riding a street legal dirt bike in Jersey City last night.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area at approximately 8:00 p.m. yesterday on reports of a hit and run collision, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

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 Martin Luther King Drive on a motorbike when an Infiniti that was traveling southbound made a left (eastbound) onto Wade Street striking the victim.

The driver fled the scene and their vehicle is described as an older model silver, Infiniti M45 S.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is actively investigating this incident and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.