🚨 A Ford Explorer was captured on video hitting a boy inside a crosswalk

🚨 A North Bergen man faces numerous charges and summons in the incident


NORTH BERGEN — An arrest was made in a hit-and-run crash that left an 11-year-old hurt.

North Bergen police said Julio Seoane-Alamo, 57, of North Bergen, ran the stop sign at Hudson Avenue at 76th Street on Oct. 17. The boy was halfway across the crosswalk when a gray Ford Explorer knocked him to the ground.

Numerous charges and summons

The department posted a video of the incident captured by a nearby residential camera in an effort to locate the driver.

Police did not disclose a reason why the driver didn't stop or what led to his arrest.

Seoane-Alamo is charged with assault by auto, endangering the welfare of a child, and endangering an injured victim.

He also received traffic citations for disregarding a stop sign, reckless driving, failure to yield to a pedestrian with the right of way, leaving the scene of an accident (involving personal injury), and failure to report an accident.

Before the arrest, the boy’s father spoke to ABC 7 Eyewitness News and said his son Carlos was upset and no longer comfortable walking to school.

Julio Seoane-Alamo
Julio Seoane-Alamo (North Bergen Police)

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