New Jersey Woman Charged In Wrong-Way Crash
PARAMUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A woman has been charged after police said she drove the wrong way on a northern New Jersey highway and collided head-on with two other vehicles.
Paramus police told The Record that 22-year-old Garfield resident Natalie Garcia was charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving following Tuesday night’s crash.
Police said shortly before midnight Garcia had left a bar and started driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of Route 4.
She struck one car a short time later, then collided with a second vehicle, according to officials.
The driver of the second vehicle was treated at a hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
Garcia was expected to face more charges stemming from the crash.
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