Press Release –
HPD Vehicle Involved in Accident
At 2:43pm Hudson Police received a report of a two car accident at the intersection of 3rd Street and Union Street.
It appears that a vehicle from Massachusetts ran the red light as it traveled north on 3rd Street coming into the city. The vehicle struck a Hudson City Police marked vehicle operated by Officer Jonathan Merante as he traveled east through the intersection.
Officer Merante was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital for evaluation. Hudson Police Officers are at the scene and interviewing several witnesses at this time.“Officer Merante seems to be OK, although both vehicles appear to be totaled.” Chief