NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – An Oak Ridge woman was charged with driving while under the influence after she crashed into a tree Saturday morning, police said
On Sept. 10, at 2:46 a.m., police responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident with injuries on High Street near the Summit Avenue Pond, police said.
According to police, a 2006 Honda Civic operated by 26-year-old Rebecca Dwyer was traveling south on High Street when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree on the southbound side which resulted in air bag deployment.
Dwyer suffered injuries to her arms and hands. She was transported by ambulance to Newton Medical Center.
A subsequent investigation revealed that Dwyer was allegedly under the influence and she was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, careless driving, and open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.