Family injured in suspected DWI accident

December 29, 2008 9:24:19 PM PST
A suspected drunk driver struck a vehicle carrying a family visiting the area from Puerto Rico, police said. Police spotted the man's gray Ferrari along Harbor Boulevard and pulled it over. Investigators said the driver took off, striking the vehicle carrying the family and causing it to overturn.

Three adults and three children inside the vehicle were taken to Hoboken Medical Center with minor injuries. All of them were listed in stable condition.

Police took the driver of the Ferrari into custody. He was being treated at Jersey City Medical Center. He was charged with assault by auto and reckless endangerment. He could also face drunk driving charges once blood work comes back, police said.

No names were released.

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