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Driver flees after serious hit-and-run involving a pedestrian


Driver flees after serious hit-and-run involving a pedestrian

Roselle, NJ (January 13, 2022)

At approximately 07:01 a.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022, Police Units responded to West 1st Avenue near the intersection of Chestnut Street on reports of a hit-and-run motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.

A preliminary investigation determined that the 61-year-old female from Roselle was struck by what investigators believe to be a dark color Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) that fled the scene. Known damage to the SUV is a broken passenger side headlamp. The pedestrian was transported to University Hospital (UMDNJ), in Newark, with serious non-life-threatening injuries.

Roselle Police Department Traffic Safety are the lead investigators and the crash is still under investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident or suspect is urged to contact
Sergeant E. McGrath at (908) 259-4016 or via email at EMcGrath@RosellePD.Com.

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