Authorities announced this morning that the pedestrian injured in yesterday’s incident at John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Montgomery Street was a 67-year-old woman.
According to the report, the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit determined that the woman was struck as she crossed the street between two stopped vehicles. The rear vehicle accelerated and struck her. The accident occurred at approximately 1:48 p.m.
The woman suffered “a serious injury to a lower extremity.”
The driver of the vehicle that struck the woman remained at the scene. The injured woman was taken by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center.
As of Thursday morning, she is in stable condition.
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip here. All information will be kept confidential.