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Three Counts of Assault by Auto Issued Following Car Accident in Sparta NJ

A motor vehicle accident just before 3:30 am in Sparta, New Jersey ended with a thirty (30) year old female being charged with among other things, three counts of assault by auto, one of those counts being in the second degree. According to the information released at this point, the Defendant, who is a bartender who had just finished up working a wedding, struck a disabled motor vehicle which was on the side of Route 517. As a result of the collision, the disabled vehicle struck another vehicle which was parked on the side of the road attempting to lend assistance to the disabled vehicle.

Injured as a result of this accident was two seventeen year olds and a twenty-one year old from Vernon, New Jersey. The two teenagers sustained minor injuries but the twenty-one year old was seriously injured and required to be taken to the Morristown Medical Center. As a result of the crash, the Defendant, whom was determined to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash, was charged with one count of assault by auto in the second degree, two counts of assault by auto in the third degree, driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated in a school zone. In this particular case, the Defendant faces enhanced assault by auto charges as a result of the incident occurring with in a school zone. The most serious charge involved here is the assault by auto in the second degree. If convicted, the Defendant faces up to ten (10) years in a New Jersey State Prison and a fine not to exceed $150,000. 

Sparta NJ Assault by Auto Lawyers

If you or a loved one has been charged with criminal offense in Morris County, the Law Office of The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. Our office has eight criminal defense attorneys on staff, which makes our office one of the largest criminal defense firms in the State let alone Morris County. We routinely appear in courts throughout Morris County including but not limited too Mount Olive, Roxbury, Dover, Denville, Madison, Morristown, Sparta, Newton and Rockaway. To schedule a free initial consultation today, please contact our Morristown office at 973.309.7050. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to help assist in any way possible.