Prosecutor: Pedestrian, 67, badly injured while crossing JFK Boulevard in Jersey City


A 67-year-old pedestrian was badly injured while crossing John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City yesterday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Yesterday at approximately 1:48 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department was notified of a pedestrian struck near the intersection at John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Montgomery Street, Suarez said in a statement.

Responding officers found a 67-year-old woman with a serious injury to her lower body.

A preliminary investigation by the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit determined the woman was crossing between two stopped vehicles when the rear vehicle accelerated and struck her.

The driver of the striking vehicle remained at the scene. The 67-year-old woman was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center. As of Thursday morning, she is in stable condition.

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

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

All information will be kept confidential.

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