Wednesday, August 13, 2014

BPD Seeking Information on a Hit & Run Crash Involving a Pedestrian


INCIDENT:  Hit & Run MV Crash Involving Pedestrian

OCCURRED:  Wednesday August 13, 2014   06:15-06:20 AM

LOCATION: S. Washington Ave & E. Clinton Ave.

On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at approximately 06:20 am, a female pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the above intersection.  The vehicle involved subsequently fled the scene.  The victim was identified as Maria Cano, age 60, of Teaneck, New Jersey. She sustained serious injuries and was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center by Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance emergency medical technicians and hospital paramedics for treatment of her injuries.

The Bergenfield Police Department along with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking assistance in locating the vehicle involved in this crash. The vehicle involved has now been identified as a silver or white, late model Mercedes Benz SUV, possibly a model ML 350, 450 or 550. This vehicle may have sustained damage from the impact in the area of the front passenger side headlamp, bumper or fender. The vehicle was initially traveling eastbound on W. Clinton Ave prior to the impact with the pedestrian which occurred in the intersection of S. Washington Ave and E. Clinton Ave.  After the impact the vehicle continued eastbound on E. Clinton Avenue towards Tenafly.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bergenfield Police at 201-387-4000. The case investigator is Det. Richard Ramos. Case # 14-24296

Late model, silver or white, Mercedes Benz ML 350, 450 or 550

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