Have you seen a damaged truck? It may have left Montclair student in coma
Family members have received a tip they hope could help find whoever's responsible for crashing into 22-year-old Anna Semioli, leaving the Montclair student in a coma
"We received a phone call and have some information on the type are car it could have been," Gianna Martino, Semioli's sister, wrote in an email to New Jersey 101.5. "Someone said they witnessed Anna being hit. "They said they saw a black or dark-color (like green or blue) big pick-up truck like a Ford F150."
She's asking anyone who sees a dark-colored pickup truck with front-right passenger side damage to contact the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office. Additionally, she said, anyone who knows someone with such a truck that hasn't been seen for a few days should get in touch with authorities.
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in a hit-and-run incident
Semioli, of Moonachie was crossing the eastbound side of Route 46 in Clifton near Valley Road late on Thursday night when she was struck by a vehicle that left the scene, according to a text alert sent to Montclair students.
With the help of Eastern Outdoor Furnishings in Totowa, a $10,000 reward is being offered to find the driver.
"Whoever did this to Annie will be caught. You know what happened. You need to tell the truth. It is a disgrace that you have waited this long. We are done waiting. We are coming for you. We will have justice for Annie!!!" Martino, wrote on her Facebook page. "If anybody sees any suspicious cars or SUV’s with damage on the right passenger side please report it. If you know anything or saw Annie that night please come through now!!! Time is crucial right now."
Semioli is hospitalized at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson with serious injuries.
"The family is devastated," Martino told New Jersey 101.5 in an earlier email. "They are doing the best they can to stay strong for her. There is no update yet."
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s office and Clifton police are investigating the incident. Authorities are asking anyone with information to call the Prosecutor's Office at 862-849-6019.