A woman from Clifton, New Jersey faces vehicular manslaughter charges for allegedly killing a motorcyclist in a drunk driving crash on a Montville highway. However, the Clifton woman will remain free on bail until the charges are resolved.
The suspect is a 42-year-old Clifton NJ resident. She was allegedly intoxicated while driving her 2014 Nissan Rogue on Route 80 in Montville. According to prosecutors, the suspect struck a 2013 Suzuki Burgman motor scooter just before 7:00 p.m.
The crash caused fatal injuries to the motorcyclist, a 32-year-old Somerset NJ man. He later died at a Denville hospital.
The suspect was placed under arrest and charged with vehicular homicide and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, New Jersey. She was later allowed to leave the jail on the condition that she undergo an alcohol evaluation and avoid driving a car.
The suspect still must appear in Morris County Superior Court to address the very serious criminal charges against her.
To learn more about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Woman Charged in DWI Crash That Killed Motorcyclist Released from Jail.”