A Woodbridge man was engaged in a hit-and-run collision on Highway 18 early on Thursday morning, which resulted in the death of a 21-year-old Rutgers University student.
Max Spivak of Old Bridge has been identified as the victim by the police. According to a university official, Spivak majored in sports management in the Rutgers College of Arts and Sciences.
Nageswar Polamuri, 42, of the Iselin District, was charged with fleeing the scene of a deadly collision, a second-degree crime, according to Middlesex County Attorney Yolanda Ciccone.
In response to reports of a car colliding with Highway 18 at around 12:58 in the morning on February 16, police claimed they were instructed to move to the south lane of Route 18 close to the Piscataway-New Brunswick border. went the wrong way and struck his head on the south side of the street. kept operating a different vehicle.
Spivak was spotted by the arriving officers and transferred to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where he was later declared dead, according to the prosecution.
Poramuri, the driver of the other vehicle, left the scene but was later apprehended and charged, according to the prosecution.
Spivak has been a part-time social media manager and soccer coach at Marlboro’s CTR Soccer since 2016, according to his LinkedIn profile. Spivak is listed as a Cedar Star Development Academy coach and coach-player on the CTR Soccer website.
Spivak speaks Russian fluently or bilingually, and as of May 2020, he was on the dean’s list at Rutgers. The inquiry is still ongoing.