A Haledon man has been arrested and charged with a hit-and-run collision that occurred at the intersection of Curtis Place and Ellison Street in Paterson five days ago, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Juan Caraballo, 58-year-old, has been charged with third-degree knowingly leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily injury, fourth-degree causing serious bodily injury while unlicensed or suspended, authorities said on Tuesday afternoon.
Caraballo is accused of striking a 37-year-old woman on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 9:20 p.m. Authorities said the victim continues to receive medical treatment at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.
Authorities said Caraballo could face a maximum of six and half years in state prison.