HCPO Investigating Fatal Collision In Jersey City

HCPO Investigating Fatal Collision In Jersey City


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:  Raymond Worrall

PHONE: (201) 320-3550

EMAIL: rworrall@hcpo.org

DATE: Saturday, February 3, 2024

HUDSON COUNTY REGIONAL COLLISION INVESTIGATION UNIT INVESTIGATING FATAL COLLISION IN JERSEY CITY

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating a fatal collision in which one woman died on Saturday, February 3, 2024.

At approximately 12:20 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department was notified of a motor vehicle collision on Route 185 in the area of the Linden Avenue East intersection. Upon arrival, responding officers located a 2019 Nissan passenger vehicle that had collided with the rear of a parked and unoccupied tractor trailer.

The female driver and two female passengers were transported to Jersey City Medical Center by Emergency Medical Services. A female passenger — identified as Stephanie Weymouth, age 31, of Bayonne — was pronounced dead shortly after 1:00 a.m. The 28-year-old driver of Staten Island and a 27-year-old passenger of Old Bridge were treated at JCMC with non-life-threatening injuries and released.

The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case. No arrests have been made at this time. 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.