Jersey City, NJ – UPDATE: Man Arrested For Christopher Columbus Dr & Grove St Crash

Jersey City, NJ – UPDATE: Man Arrested For Christopher Columbus Dr & Grove St Crash

Jersey City, NJ (November 10, 2019) – A man has been taken into custody for his connection with a hit-and-run accident in Jersey City that took place on Halloween night, October 31st. The victim was struck near the intersection of Christopher Columbus Drive and Grove Street. 

The suspect has been identified as Luis Rodriguez-Santana, 31, of Jersey City. The man was taken into custody in Jersey City on Wednesday, November 6th. It is believed that Rodriguez-Santana struck the injured victim, who remains in critical condition while driving a 2008 Chrysler Town and Country. 

The investigation into the accident is still ongoing. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

New Jersey Hit-and-Runs

Jersey City, NJ - UPDATE: Man Arrested For Christopher Columbus Dr & Grove St CrashHit-and-run collisions are on the rise in the United States. The number of hit-and-runs has risen by 7.2 percent since 2009. These accidents happen when drivers leave the scene of a crash without providing relevant information, such as insurance policies and contact details. 

These types of collisions are illegal in the state of New Jersey. They are also one of the worst things that can happen to anyone traveling on the road. Pedestrians and cyclists are overwhelmingly involved in hit-and-run accidents. 

You need a firm with experience working on personal injury cases. At Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC, we can offer the high-quality representation you need to recover lost compensation. Discuss your case with a trained New Jersey auto accident lawyer by giving us a call at (201) 997-0030.

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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.