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Woman charged with assault by auto, DWI after hit-and-run crash in Mansfield Twp.

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A woman is facing numerous charges after she was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon that left one person injured, police said.

Kimberly M. Halama, 28, of Washington, NJ was charged with DWI, reckless driving, driving while suspended, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident, assault by auto and causing bodily injury and leaving the scene.

At 12:18 p.m., police responded to a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash in the area of Route 57 and Port Murray Road, police said.

A vehicle at the intersection had been struck from behind by Halama’s vehicle causing that vehicle to collide with a vehicle in front of it and that vehicle then struck a fourth vehicle in front of it, police said.

Halama then left the scene heading east on Route 57, police said.

The driver of the first vehicle struck was injured and taken to Hackettstown Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.

Halama was located by Mount Olive Police in their jurisdiction after her vehicle became disabled, police said.

Halama was arrested and later turned over to Mansfield Township Police. She was released to a responsible adult pending a court appearance.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

(Photo: Courtesy Mansfield Township Police Department)