- Associated Press - Saturday, November 7, 2015

IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey state police say a woman was driving drunk when she crashed into a guardrail on the Garden State Parkway, seriously injuring herself and her passenger.

The single-car accident occurred around 1:15 a.m. Saturday, near milepost 143.6 in Irvington.

The driver, 43-year-old Crystal Simmons of Orange, was traveling in a southbound lane when she lost control of her vehicle and hit the guardrail. Her passenger, 35-year-old Heather Brown of Shrewsbury, was ejected from the vehicle.

Both women suffered serious injuries and were being treated at a hospital. But further details on their conditions were not disclosed.

Simmons was charged with assault by auto and drunken driving. It wasn’t known if she has retained an attorney.



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