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Driver charged with DWI after striking guardrail in Morris County

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Warren County woman is facing several charges including driving while intoxicated after hitting a guardrail in Washington Township.

On September 4, at around 9:29 p.m., police responded to the area of Schooley’s Mountain Road and Camp Washington for a report of a vehicle that crashed into a guardrail. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle and made contact with the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, police said.

A subsequent investigation revealed that the driver, a 57-year-old Stewartsville woman, was driving while intoxicated, police said.

Due to the nature of the crash and her level of intoxication, she was transported by the Long Valley First Aid Squad to Hackettstown Medical Center for treatment, police said.

The woman, whose name was not released, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, failure to keep right, and failure to maintain lane. She was released pending a court appearance, police 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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