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Woman Struck By Car In Jersey City Remains In Critical Condition

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A DeKalb woman remains in critical condition at Jersey City Medical Center after being struck by a pickup truck on Tuesday night.

The woman, 25, suffered head trauma and other internal injuries when she was hit by the truck at the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard and Newark Avenue. She was stabilized in the ER and moved to the ICU, officials said.

The driver told police made the turn on a green light, but did not see the woman, nor did he realize he struck her. After hearing someone screaming at him, he stopped.

The driver fled the scene after several people assaulted him when he exited the vehicle. He stopped moments later and notified the police of the accident. He has not been charged.