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Kearny Woman Charged with Assault by Auto in East Rutherford

East Rutherford

Authorities in Bergen County announced the arrest of Ms. Nube Guzman- Picon,18, of Kearny, on charges of Assault by Auto. 

According to police, at approximately 1:31 a.m. on November 28, the East Rutherford Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 3 East in the area of the Berry’s Creek bridge in which a 2015 Nissan Altima, traveling west in the eastbound lanes, struck a 2005 Nissan Altima head-on.

Police said the driver of the wrong-way vehicle, Guzman- Picon, her 18-year-old female passenger, and the 43-year-old male driver of the other vehicle were all transported to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.

Both victims suffered serious bodily injury and remain hospitalized in stable condition according to police. 

The incident remains under investigation.