Collision Unit Investigating Guttenberg Hit-and-Run

Collision Unit Investigating Guttenberg Hit-and-Run


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Caitlin Mota
PHONE: (201) 577-6699
EMAIL: cmota@hcpo.org
DATE: Sunday, June 2, 2024

COLLISION UNIT INVESTIGATING GUTTENBERG HIT-AND-RUN THAT SERIOUSLY INJURED PEDESTRIAN

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Guttenberg Police Department are investigating a hit-and-run that critically injured a pedestrian on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

Just after 2:10 a.m., the Guttenberg Police Department was notified of a pedestrian struck in the area of Park Avenue and 70th Street. Responding officers located a 28-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. The striking vehicle did not remain at the scene. The victim was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center, where he remains in critical, but stable condition.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Guttenberg Police Department are actively investigating the circumstances of this matter. 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: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.