A Garfield, New Jersey woman has been charged with death by auto after she allegedly caused a fatal drunk driving accident in Paramus, NJ.
The suspect is a 23-year-old resident of Garfield, NJ. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect was drunk when she crashed her motor vehicle near the Paramus Mall around 1:00 a.m. The auto accident reportedly happened in the area of the Olive Garden restaurant at Bergen Town Center.
Authorities believe that the suspect was operating a 2001 Mustang and traveling along Route 4 East when she lost control of the car. The force of impact in the accident caused the ejections of three people inside the motor vehicle.
Two passengers died, while the third injured passenger survived his injuries. The suspect also survived the accident.
Now the suspect has been placed under arrest and charged with two counts of death by auto. She has also been charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and reckless driving in connection with the car accident.
For further information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Driver Charged in Paramus Crash That Killed 2 Women.”