An unidentified driver crashed his vehicle into a bus, leaving 8 injured and two in critical care. The accident took place at the intersection of Central Ave and 8th street around 2am last week. The injured driver attempted to flee the scene, yet was quickly apprehended at a nearby gas station. While Newark police have yet to confirm any details, the driver is said to have a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit.
According to the CDC, 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes at the hands of a drunk driver every day. This translates to approximately one death every 51 minutes. To learn more about drunk driving, click here.
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