A outstanding New Jersey Democratic state lawmaker is dealing with a drunk driving cost after crashing right into a pair of parked automobiles, authorities mentioned Friday.
State Sen. Sandra Cunningham (D-Hudson), who serves as deputy majority chief, sideswiped two automobiles on Culver Avenue in Jersey Metropolis round 9:30 a.m. Thursday, a police report says.
The politician instructed cops she thought she hit a snowbank, the report says.
“I used to be coming down the road once I was about to make a flip, and as a substitute was a snowbank,” she instructed police.
She was arrested and charged with driving whereas intoxicated, cops mentioned.
Her blood-alcohol ranges weren’t recognized. Cops took blood for the take a look at, outcomes of which have been pending, the report says.
Cops towed and impounded her automotive, the report says.
Former Gov. Jim McGreevey told Northjersey.com that he picked Cunningham up from the courthouse later within the day.
Cunningham couldn’t be reached for remark.
The smash-up comes on the heels of one other outstanding state Democratic lawmaker being busted for drunk driving.