Police officers recently arrested a Mount Arlington woman accused of causing a DWI accident in Jefferson Township, NJ.
The suspect is a 21-year-old woman from Mount Arlington, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect was driving a 2014 Jeep on Minisink Road in Jefferson Township a short time after 8:30 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a pedestrian walking on the side of the road.
The Jefferson Township Police Department received an emergency call about a hit-and-run crash and sent cops to the area. When Jefferson NJ police officers arrived at the scene of the auto accident, they found the victim suffering from a head injury. The victim told Jefferson cops that the suspect crashed into her and then drove off.
Jefferson NJ detectives investigated the accident and identified the suspect as the possible motorist. The suspect was arrested and charged with several traffic offenses, including Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, and assault by auto.
After being placed under arrest and processed, the suspect was taken to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, New Jersey.
To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Woman Charged with Drunken Driving After Pedestrian Struck in Jefferson.”