Jersey City police car
Jersey City Police Car
Magdy Botros of Bayonne
Magdy Botros

A Bayonne man was arrested today in connection with a March 24 hit and run in the Jersey City Heights neighborhood.

The man, Magdy Botros, 51, surrendered to members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Regional Collision Investigation Unit without incident.

He was charged with one count of Knowingly Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Collision resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.

Allegedly, Botros struck a female pedestrian crossing Palisade Avenue while driving his 2014 Toyota Camry. Botros is charged with leaving the scene.

The woman was taken to Jersey City Medical Center and treated for serious injuries.

Following his arrest, Botros was released on a Summons Complaint and his first appearance is scheduled in Central Judicial Processing Court on October 28, 2021. 

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit with the investigation and arrest and the Jersey City Police Department for assisting with the investigation.