PERTH AMBOY — Police arrested a 35-year-old Perth Amboy woman on Friday who was charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident that occurred earlier in the day at the intersection of Washington and Park avenues.
Evelin Mercedes Carela is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to report an accident. Judge Maria Del Valle Koch set bail at $25,000 with no 10 percent option.
THe poolice department thanked the public for their assistance in the investigation.
The charges against the suspect are merely accusations; she is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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