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Driver charged with DWI after car goes down embankment, gets stuck in mud in Hunterdon County

READINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Union County man was charged with DWI after police found his vehicle down an embankment and stuck in the mud Sunday morning in Readington Township.

On April 10, at around 12:50 a.m., police responded to Halls Mill Road for a motor vehicle accident, police said.

Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle down an embankment and stuck in the mud. The driver, who was identified as Jose Escaleira, 46, of Clark, was then arrest for driving while intoxicated, police said.

Escaleira was issued a summons for DWI, refusal to submit to breath test, failure to report an accident, careless driving, and failure to maintain lane.

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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