HCPO charges driver in fatal Secaucus hit-and-run, seeking public’s help to find him


The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit has filed charges against the driver wanted in the fatal hit-and-run that killed a 35-year-old woman in Secaucus last Monday evening, now seeking the public’s help to locate him.

David Ceausu. David Ceausu. Photos courtesy of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

David Ceausu has been charged with knowingly leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, a second-degree crime, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Ceausu.

Ceausu uses multiple aliases and has several addresses throughout the United States and Canada, including in Baltimore, Seattle, Miami and Toronto. He may attempt to flee the area or the country and possesses a Canadian driver’s license, authorities said.

Ceausu is described as five-feet, four inches tall, approximately 165 pounds and has
dark hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who has information about Ceausu or believes they have seen him should contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345.

On Monday, July 6th, members of the Secaucus Police Department responded to the area of the Route 3 Service Road, which is in front of 850 Paterson Plank Road, at approximately 7:30 p.m. on reports of a pedestrian struck with life-threatening injuries.

The victim, a 35-year-old Union City woman who was later identified as Reyna Huerta-Flores, was transported to Hudson Regional Hospital where she was pronounced deceased at 11:16 p.m.

According to the initial investigation, the victim was walking home to Union City from work in Secaucus when she was struck by Ceausu who fled the scene. The vehicle Ceausu was driving has been identified and since recovered.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and Secaucus Police Department are actively investigating this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at:

All information will be kept confidential.

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