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Suspected DWI driver arrested after fleeing crash scene in Hunterdon County

READINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A driver involved in a motor vehicle crash was arrested after fleeing the crash scene in Readington Township Saturday evening, police said.

Rose Volturo, 44, of Whitehouse Station was charged with driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, failure to report a motor vehicle accident, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash, careless driving, and driving while suspended.

The crash happened at around 5:31 p.m. at the intersection of School Road and Whitehouse Avenue, police said.

As officers were responding, they were advised that the woman involved in the crash fled the scene on foot. The woman, who was identified as Volturo, was later located at her residence where she was arrested for DWI and resisting arrest, police said.

Volturo was charged and released to a sober adult pending a court appearance.

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