Authorities are investigating the death last night of a pedestrian near the intersection of Sip Avenue and Routes 1 and 9.
Police were alerted to the accident at approximately 9:50 p.m. Responding officers found a man with multiple injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the initial investigation indicated that the man was hit while crossing “the roadway” when he was struck by an SUV that was traveling north. The man was subsequently hit by a second vehicle.
The driver of the SUV remained at the scene.
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is assisting the Jersey City Police Department in the investigation.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.