Mahwah NJ Man Charged with Driving with Suspended License, Causing Car Accident
Police recently arrested a man accused of driving with a suspended license when he crashed into an elderly pedestrian in Mahwah, New Jersey.
The traffic accident occurred around 3:00 p.m. on Tulip Tree Court in Mahwah, NJ. According to authorities, the 50-year-old suspect was behind the wheel of a Ford Explorer SUV and attempting to back out of a parking space when he hit the 88-year-old victim, who was walking behind the vehicle.
The victim, who is from Mahwah, suffered serious injuries as a result of the car accident. Emergency medical responders briefly treated the victim at the scene. He was then transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, where doctors treated him for his accident-related injuries.
After the accident, the suspect remained at the scene and reportedly cooperated with Mahwah NJ police.
The Mahwah Police Department and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department conducted a joint investigation and quickly determined that the suspect was driving on a suspended license out of New York.
The suspect, who lives in Mahwah, has been charged with driving while suspended and causing serious bodily injury.
Police also issued the suspect multiple citations for traffic violations, including driving while suspended and careless driving.
For additional information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Suspended Driver Charged after Backing SUV into Man, 88, Bergen Authorities Say.”