Police: Drunken Erial Man Crashes Car Into 2 Pedestrians

David L. Jones Sr. is charged with two counts of assault by auto and DWI following a car crash early on New Year's Day.

An Erial man is charged with crashing a car into two pedestrians while driving drunk on Erial-Clementon Road early on New Year's Day.

Around 1:44 a.m. Tuesday, Gloucester Township Police responded to the 2000 block of Erial-Clementon Road, where they found a 22-year-old man from Gloucester Township collapsed in a yard. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital with abrasions and contusions.

A 21-year-old Pine Hill resident was taken to Kennedy University Hospital-Stratford for her minor injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, David L. Jones Sr., 67, was arrested at the scene for driving while intoxicated. Jones, of Dori Court, Erial, was also charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault by auto.

Jones was released on a summons pending a court date.  

The crash is being investigated by the Gloucester Township Police Traffic Safety Unit's Serious Crash Investigation Team.


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