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Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Head-On Crash On I-80


Date: March 18, 2016

According to the New Jersey state police, an individual who was drunk behind the wheel and driving the wrong way on an interstate highway hit another vehicle due to which a New York City man died. The accident happened early Saturday morning at about 1:20 a.m. on Interstate 80 in Saddle Brook.

Investigators told that a 32-year-old Paterson resident, Mario Funes, was driving a pickup truck that was going westbound in an eastbound lane when he hit another motor vehicle being driven by 64-year-old Luis Feliz. Feliz’s motor vehicle overturned after the collision and he died at the accident spot.

Funes sustained non-life threatening injuries in the accident and was charged with DWI. It is not yet confirmed whether he has hired a lawyer for the case or not.

News Source: www.NBCNewYork.com

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Attorney James A. Abate practices Criminal Defense, DWI Defense, Business Litigation, Real Estate & Personal injury cases in Union County, New Jersey.