NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One man was killed and three people were injured when a car driven by an accused drunken driver struck a concrete barrier on the New Jersey Turnpike in northern New Jersey.
State police tell The Star-Ledger that the crash occurred around 1:25 a.m. Sunday in a northbound lane in Newark.READ MORE: THE GREAT ESCAPE: Clever Pup Facilitates Breakout From New Jersey Doggy Day Care
The man who was killed was ejected when the driver lost control of the car and struck the barrier. Another male passenger suffered a severe neck injury, while two women in the car suffered undisclosed injuries.
It was not immediately clear if the driver was among those injured, but authorities say she has been charged with drunken driving.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Carmine's Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists For Proof Of Vaccination
The names of the people involved in the accident have not been disclosed.
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