Yesterday, June 12th, at around 1:40 p.m., Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) officers responded to the area of East Westfield Avenue at Pershing Avenue for a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian and a 2006 4-door Ford F-150 pick up.
Officer first arriving on-scene found 78-year-old female victim, Lut Kwok Yeung, lying unconscious on the ground. Roselle Park police, Union County Emergency Medical Services and MONOC (Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corporation) paramedics performed advanced life support to stabilize Ms. Yeung. She was subsequently transported to Trinitas Hospital where she was later pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.
The driver that struck the victim remained on scene and is cooperating with authorities.
The accident is currently under investigation by the Roselle Park Police Traffic Bureau and Detective Bureau. Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact the RPPD Detective Bureau at (908) 245-6187.
The name of the driver has not been publicly released at this time.