Middlesex County officials announce that a man has been sentenced in connection with a fatal motor vehicle collision, which resulted in the death of a woman and injury to three others.
According to officials, on July 18, 2021, authorities responded to Route 9 South near Texas Road following the report of a serious motor vehicle collision.
Officials stated that upon their arrival, officers located a Toyota Echo containing four occupants with varying injuries. One of the occupants, Ciara Gee, 20, of Raleigh, North Carolina, was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to county officials, Officers also located Sergio Seixeiro, 40, of Monroe, in his damaged Ford Expedition.
An initial investigation by Officer Steve Connolly of the Old Bridge Police Department and Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined Seixiero’s truck impacted the rear of the Toyota Echo. Speed, reckless driving, and intoxication were determined to be contributing factors.
According to officials, Seixeiro was later charged with multiple offenses and pleaded guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter, Aggravated Assault and Assault by Auto. Seixeiro also pleaded guilty to Driving While Intoxicated.