A grand jury has indicted the jitney bus driver accused in a crash that killed an infant in West New York, N.J.
Jennifer Sahoye, 35, was originally charged with causing death while driving with a suspended license in the Oct. 10 crash on Routes 1 & 9 in Newark. Further investigation revealed Sahoye was texting while driving at the time of the crash, Essex County prosecutors said.
Luis Torres was driving eight family members and friends home after drinking beer most of the day when he lost control of his SUV on Route 15 in Jefferson Township Saturday, police said.
A man was hit with multiple charges Sunday in connection with a crash in Jefferson Township, N.J. that killed three people – including an 11-year-old girl and a pregnant woman along with her unborn baby.
A Monmouth County grand jury handed up the indictment against George Harrington on Monday. Prosecutors contend Harrington was operating his boat while under the influence of alcohol and at an unsafe rate of speed at the time of the crash.
Somerset County prosecutors said her blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit when the crash occurred on a dark two-lane road in Montgomery Township.
Linda Demarest pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident charges in the July 2010 crash in Buena Vista Township.
William Simkins’ lawyer says the 31-year-old was chasing three teens on bicycles when 16-year-old Jason Broschard swerved into the car’s path. Broschard was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.
Charges were filed Thursday against a young driver accused in a high-speed crash that killed two of his friends and seriously injured two others.
A drunk driver whose wife was killed when he crashed into a toll plaza on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey is headed to prison.
Federal immigration authorities say a New Jersey man charged with drunken driving and vehicular homicide in the death of an off-duty police officer must remain jailed even though he has posted bail.
Prosecutors said the grocery-store repairman was drunk and distracted by a passenger’s antics when his work van veered onto a sidewalk in March 2009, killing Ysemny Ramos and her unborn child. A friend walking with her was hurt.
Prosecutors said Brown’s blood-alcohol level topped the legal limit, and he was distracted by a passenger’s wolf-whistling at passing women.
A driver knocked back several happy-hour drinks before getting behind the wheel of a dilapidated van and plowing onto a sidewalk near the Empire State Building, pinning a pregnant woman underneath and killing her, prosecutors said.