Suspected DUI driver injured after crashing into telephone pole, parking meters in Newton
NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A 31-year-old driver suspected of driving under the influence struck a telephone pole and two parking meters Wednesday night in Newton, police say.
On Sept. 30, at 9:47 p.m., police responded to Trinity Street for the report of a single-car motor vehicle accident, police said.
The police investigation revealed that a 1995 Toyota Camry, operated by Marisa Izquierdo of Newton, was traveling west on Trinity Street when it struck a telephone pole and two parking meters in front of 33 Trinity Street which resulted in air bag deployment, police said.
Izquierdo allegedly sustained head, neck and back injuries and was transported to the Newton Medical Center, police said.
Izquierdo was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, careless driving, possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released pending a court appearance, police said.