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2 injured after car crashes into tree in Hope Twp; driver accused of DWI

HOPE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A Georgia man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he crashed into a tree Sunday afternoon in Hope Township that left two of his passengers injured, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Alejandro Goez.

The crash happened at around 3:40 p.m. in the area of 1036 Hope Bridgeville Road (Route 519), Goez said.

According to Goez, a Hyundai Elantra, driven by Darryl Taylor, 35, of Norcross, GA, went off the roadway and struck a tree.

Hope Township Firefighters extricated one person, while two others in the vehicle self extricated themselves.

The two female adult passengers suffered non life-threatening injuries and were transported to St. Luke’s hospital, Goez said. Their names were not released.

Taylor was arrested and charged with DWI, Goez said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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