On Sunday, May 5, 2019, at approximately 7:15 a.m., Jersey City Police Officers were dispatched to Paterson Plank Road in Jersey City, just south of the Congress Street intersection, on a report of a motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, the responding officers discovered two vehicles were involved in a collision.
Upon arrival, emergency responders found Adriana Riano, age 32, of North Bergen and two other individuals involved in a motor vehicle accident.
All three individuals were transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center.
Riano was pronounced dead at approximately 3:15 p.m.
The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit has determined that the two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision. The events surrounding the collision remain under investigation.
Riano was an active member of the North Bergen community and loved by many.
Riano worked as a nurse at Hackensack University Medical Center and was also a proud member of the Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority.
Memorial service for Adriana will be held Friday, May 10th, 2019 at Vainieri Funeral Home in North Bergen, NJ from 4PM-9PM.