CEDAR GROVE, NJ - An accident involving a car and a dump truck on Pompton Avenue resulted in the arrest of a 70-year-old West Orange woman for driving while intoxicated Wednesday morning, according to police.
Both drivers were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following the accident. According to police reports, the woman appeared to cross over the double-yellow lines while traveling northbound on Pompton Avenue near the Cedar Grove Garden Center and hit the dump truck. The West Orange woman was trapped in the car and had to be freed by the Cedar Grove Fire Department.
John Smigelsky is the investigating officer.
The Cedar Grove Ambulance and Rescue Squad responded in addition to the Cedar Grove police and fire departments.