Passaic County law enforcement officials announced that based upon an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paterson Police Department, Ibrahim Sumrein, 23, of Wayne, was arrested on today (Thursday) in relation to a motor vehicle crash that took place on December 21, 2019 in Paterson.
According to police, it is alleged that on December 21, 2019, Mr. Sumrein drove a 2012 Honda Accord through a red light at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grand Street in Paterson and collided with a 1994 Toyota Corolla that was being operated by a 31 year old female resident of Paterson.
Police believe that Mr. Sumrein was under the combined influence of alcohol and narcotics at the time of the crash.
Following the crash, the victim was transported to Saint Joseph’s University Hospital where she received treatment for serious bodily injury.
Police said Mr. Sumrein was charged with second degree Assault by Auto While Intoxicated Within 1,000 Feet of School Property, third degree Assault by Auto While Intoxicated, and fourth degree Assault by Auto.
He was arrested without incident at the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office in Totowa.