HCPO seeking the public’s help to locate driver involved in Hoboken hit-and-run

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking the public’s help to locate a driver involved in a Hoboken hit-and-run that badly injured a 24-year-old cyclist.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a hit-and-run incident in which a 24-year-old cyclist was struck on Garden Street and First Street in Hoboken just before 1 a.m. Monday morning, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

Members of the Hoboken Police Department responded to the area at approximately 12:50 a.m. on on reports of a pedestrian struck. The victim, a New Hampshire man, was struck while riding a bicycle on Garden Street with two friends.

As a result of his injuries, the victim was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center for treatment. Both the driver and the vehicle that struck the victim have been identified and the investigation is ongoing.

According to the initial investigation, the driver stopped but then left the scene.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and Hoboken Police Department are actively investigating this incident. The HCPO first tweeted about the incident yesterday.

Anyone with 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.

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