A 21-year-old woman died this morning in a crash involving an automobile and a tractor trailer.
According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the Bloomfield woman was a passenger in an Audi automobile on Route 139 near John F. Kennedy Boulevard when at approximately 2:15 a.m. it was involved in a collision with the truck. The Audi was found on its roof with “extensive damage.”
The 22-year-old male driver of the Audi and the two passengers were taken by ambulance to Jersey City Medical Center. The woman passenger was pronounced dead at approximately 2:54 a.m. The driver and a 23-year-old male passenger, both of whom are from Newark, remain at the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The 53-year-old male driver of the tractor trailer, who remained at the scene, was not injured in the collision.
During the preliminary investigation, the driver of the Audi was issued a motor vehicle summons by the responding JCPD officers.
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip. All information will be kept confidential.