FAIRFIELD, NJ – A 56-year-old woman was charged with DWI after crashing into a private residence in Fairfield on Monday morning.
According to the Newark Post Online, Diane Petrongolo crashed into a house in the 600 block of North County Club Drive. After the accident, she fled the scene in her vehicle.
The house was not damaged in the accident but tire tracks were evident on the lawn.
Petrongolo was apprehended a short distance away. She was arrested and charged with a fourth offense DWI, which is a felony. She was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident.
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