TOMS RIVER, NJ – According to Daily Voice, a drunk driver has been charged after injuring the occupants of a Pathfinder in Toms River over the weekend.
A 66-year-old Manchester man was driving eastbound on Route 571 in a Toyota Sequoia at about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. The man, under the influence of alcohol, attempted to make a left turn onto Whitesville Road. He cut in front of an oncoming Nissan Pathfinder. They collided, the Pathfinder struck the curb, then overturned.
The suspect, whose name is Rodriquez, was transported to a local hospital. The 17-year-old Pathfinder driver was taken to another area hospital, along with her passengers. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Rodriquez is facing charges of DWI and other violations.
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