SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Bridgewater woman was issued a summons for allegedly driving while intoxicated after the vehicle she was driving struck another car in Somerville Thursday.
Cheryl A. Nowalsky, 38, was issued motor vehicle summonses for driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, careless driving, failure to stop or yield at a stop sign and two counts of having an open container of an alcoholic beverage.
According to a release from Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey Soriano, the Somerville Police Department responded to a crash at 6:53 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Grove and Cliff streets.
An investigation was conducted by the Somerville Police and the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office C.A.R. Team, and found that a Chrysler Voyager Minivan operated by Thomas Pollard, 70, of Somerville, was traveling southbound on Grove Street with a front seat 84-year-old female passenger.
The vehicle, Soriano said, was struck by Nowalsky's Jeep Wrangler. Soriano said Nowalsky was traveling eastbound on Cliff Street when she drove through a posted stop sign and struck the passenger side of Pollard's vehicle.
Pollard and his passenger, Soriano said, were removed from the vehicle and transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, undergoing emergency surgery for their injuries.
Nowalsky was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset to receive emergency treatment for leg injuries.
The investigation into the crash is still continuing.