Drunk Woman Bloody After Hitting Tree, Cops Say
Hamburg resident faces DWI and drug charges after allegedly driving 30 feet off Boonton Ave.
A Hamburg woman allegedly under the influence of alcohol was found bleeding and unable to answer questions after police said she crashed into a tree 30 feet off Boonton Avenue in Kinnelon Tuesday night.
Dorothy Hertz, 29, was charged with DWI, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, having an open container in a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, careless driving and reckless driving.
An empty beer bottle and a partially empty bottle of vodka were found in her vehicle and a glass pipe with marijuana was found in her purse, police said.
Kinnelon police said officers smelled alcohol on Hertz's breath when they arrived on the scene near Sunrise Terrace at about 11:05 p.m.
Police said Hertz was bleeding from the nose and mouth and was not able to answer questions. She was treated for her injuries and transported to the hospital by Tri-Boro First Aid Squad.