TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR MARK MUSELLA
DATE: DECEMBER 26, 2019
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department are requesting information from the public regarding a hit-and-run collision, which resulted in the victim sustaining serious injuries.
At approximately 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department received a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of North Maple Avenue and First Street. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim lying on the edge of the roadway with serious injuries. The victim, a 57 year-old female, was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.
Surveillance video recovered from the area indicates that the victim was struck by a red coupe or sedan, which is depicted in the attached photo. The suspect vehicle is believed to be either a 2009 Infiniti G37, a 2013-2015 Honda Accord, or a 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata. The vehicle then fled the scene northbound on North Maple Avenue after the collision.
Anyone with information regarding this hit-and-run collision is encouraged to contact the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit at 201-226-5595, or the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department at 201-652-1700.