PATERSON, N.J.. – Authorities charged a 58-year-old Haledon motorist without a driver’s license with a hit-and-run crash in Paterson that left a victim hospitalized, authorities said.
Juan Caraballo was charged with knowingly leaving the scene of a crash resulting in serious bodily injury and of causing serious bodily injury to a victim while driving on the suspended list, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief William Fraher.
Detectives hunted down Caraballo after the Friday night crash around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Curtis Place and Ellison Street, sending the 37-year-old city victim to nearby Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, they said
Caraballo remained held in the Passaic County Jail pending arraignment.
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