Tag Archives: Assault by Auto

Ocean County hit-and-run vehicle assault caused by Facebook dispute

Several Jackson Township men were recently involved in a Facebook dispute that culminated in a hit-and-run vehicle assault. Following the online argument, the driver allegedly stopped his vehicle in front of his rival’s house and threatened a group of men … Continue reading

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Union County woman sentenced to house arrest after pleading guilty to vehicular manslaughter

Dora Mendez, a 71 year old woman from Garwood, was put on house arrest in July after she admitted to killing a pedestrian when her car struck him and dragged his body across an intersection in downtown Westfield. The pedestrian, … Continue reading

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Death by auto vs. assault by auto charges in New Jersey DUI Cases

Assault by auto and death by auto (also called vehicular homicide) are two very similar crimes that are often charged when a person is injured or killed as a result of a reckless driving accident. Basically, vehicular homicide charges can … Continue reading

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Assault by auto in New Jersey

A New Jersey man was recently arrested for assault by auto after he hit a 60 year old man with his vehicle while driving drunk. The man was crossing the street at a cross walk when the incident occurred, and … Continue reading

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Assault by auto in New Jersey

In New Jersey, a person can be charged with a criminal offense known as assault by auto when an injury occurs as a result of an individual’s reckless driving. This offense may be charged independently or it may be charged … Continue reading

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