FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2009

CONTACT: Jim Lowney/County of Union

 

Hit & Run Victim Thanks Sheriff's Officer Who Helped Save Him

Amar Waye (L) of Linden visited the Union County Sheriff’s Office on July 20 to thank Union County Sheriff’s Officer Ryan Wilson for helping save his life after Waye was struck by a car in a hit-and-run accident last year. Officer Wilson was off-duty and on his way home on July 9, 2008 when he saw Mr. Waye struck by a car on Rahway Avenue in Elizabeth. Officer Wilson radioed for help and then raced the aid of the severely injured Mr. Waye. Officer Wilson is credited with helping save Mr. Waye’s life.
(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

Amar Waye (L) of Linden visited the Union County Sheriff’s Office on July 20 to thank Union County Sheriff’s Officer Ryan Wilson for helping save his life after Waye was struck by a car in a hit-and-run accident last year. Officer Wilson was off-duty and on his way home on July 9, 2008 when he saw Mr. Waye struck by a car on Rahway Avenue in Elizabeth. Officer Wilson radioed for help and then raced to the aid of the severely injured Mr. Waye. Officer Wilson is credited with helping save Mr. Waye’s life.