UPDATE: The 83-year-old woman died at the hospital on Thursday evening, nearly 24 hours after being struck by the hit-and-run driver, authorities said Friday.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A hit-and-run driver seriously injured an 83-year-old woman who was crossing the street in Jersey City Wednesday night, the Hudson County prosecutor said.
The crash happened around 7:20 p.m. at John F. Kennedy Boulevard near Harrison Avenue.
The victim was struck while crossing John F. Kennedy Boulevard and taken to a hospital in critical condition, prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
The driver fled in a red or maroon sedan.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County prosecutor’s official website. All information will be kept confidential.