North Bergen mourns the loss of Adriana Riano

Updated: May 7, 2019

Adriana Riano

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.

North Bergen Mayor Nick Sacco pays tribute to Riano on social media

A GoFundMe page was created in Riano's name and has raised over $21,000 at the time of this post.

Riano worked as a nurse at Hackensack University Medical Center and was also a proud member of the Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority.

Mu Sigma Upsilon tweets of Riano's loss

Memorial service for Adriana will be held Friday, May 10th, 2019 at Vainieri Funeral Home in North Bergen, NJ from 4PM-9PM.





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