Jersey City woman, 27, charged with assault by auto for 2021 crash that injured three


A 27-year-old Jersey City woman has been charged with three counts of assault by auto for an August 2021 crash that injured three, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

641-643 Ocean Ave. in Jersey City. Photo via Google Maps.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Michelle Graham, of 27, Jersey City, is charged with three counts of assault by auto and two counts of causing serious bodily injury while operating a motor vehicle while unlicensed, Suarez said in a statement.

She was arrested at her residence in Jersey City by members of the U.S. Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force and is being held at the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending her first court appearance.

On August 6th, 2021 at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department notified the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit of multiple pedestrians struck by a 2019 Toyota Corolla on the sidewalk in front of 641-643 Ocean Ave.

Three pedestrians – a 51-year old male, a 28-year-old female, and a 26-year-old female – were transported to Jersey City Medical Center with serious injuries.

Graham was also treated at Jersey City Medical Center for injuries and was previously issued motor vehicle summonses for driving while intoxicated, driving while unlicensed/suspended, and having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.

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