Hudson County and Jersey City authorities are investigating a fatal fiery crash on John F. Kennedy Boulevard that occurred early his morning, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is responding to a fatal collision near Kennedy Boulevard and St. Pauls Avenue in Jersey City. Please avoid the area through the morning rush hour commute. pic.twitter.com/cmeWqIXXFX
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By John Heinis/Hudson County View
At approximately 2:22 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department was notified of a collision on JFK Boulevard in the area of St. Pauls Avenue, Suarez said in a statement.
Responding officers found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames on the northbound side of the roadway. The driver, tentatively identified as a 25-year-old Jersey City man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is actively investigating this case with assistance from the Hudson County Regional Arson Task Force and the Jersey City Police Department.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the HCPO at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.
I have a hunch there was a race going on Kennedy Blvd at this hour and unfortunately it cost this young man’s life. I am out at this hour and witness racing all the time .