Passaic Co. Crash Report: Paterson hit-and-run kills 1 teen, injures another

Crash Report – 17th Ave & E 33rd St, Paterson, NJ

 

Report ID: 2023 September 13

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Passenger vehicle

Occupants: At least 1 in the car; 3 teens on foot or on bicycles

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Unknown

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Unknown

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): 17th Avenue and East 33rd Street in Paterson

Narrative

PATERSON, NJ – A 17-year-old girl died, and another teen sustained injuries when a hit-and-run vehicle struck them at a busy intersection in Paterson.

The incident happened on Wednesday, September 13th, around 3 a.m. in the area of 17th Avenue and East 33rd Street, which is west of the Passaic River and south of Park Avenue.

Police say that a vehicle hit three teens before fleeing the scene. It’s unclear at this time if the teens were walking or riding bicycles.

They were taken to a local hospital, where the 17-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in the crash.

A 16-year-old boy sustained non-critical injuries, and another teen boy was not hurt in the accident.

Authorities have not yet released a description of the suspect and their vehicle. Anyone with information or tips to share can contact the Paterson Police Department.

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