The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit is assisting the Jersey City Police Department with investigating a fatal crash on the Shawn Carson and Robert Nguyen Memorial Bridge that occurred on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
At approximately 10:40 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department responded to the eastbound lane of the Shawn Carson and Robert Nguyen Memorial Bridge on reports of a collision involving three vehicles.
A preliminary investigation determined the 52-year-old driver of a 2015 Nissan Altima was traveling west, toward South Kearny, in the eastbound lane of the road when his vehicle sideswiped a 2012 Kia sedan, driven by a 20-year-old Fords woman.
The 52-year-old continued on the wrong side of the road before crashing head-on with a 2018 Hyundai sedan, driven by a 28-year-old Jersey City man.
The driver of the Nissan Altima was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 11:13 a.m.
His name is being withheld until a formal identification is made.
Both surviving drivers reported injuries.
The 20-year-old woman declined medical attention and the 28-year-old man was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center to be treated for injuries not considered life threatening.
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this incident.
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