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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: June 6, 2013
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: June 6, 2013
††††††††† Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Michael E. Lloyd of the Monroe Township Police Department announced that a township man was charged today with causing a multiple vehicle crash and injuring three people.
Ernest Feist (DOB 12/30/58) of Monroe Township was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of assault by auto for causing the collision in the township on June 4, 2013.
who also was injured in crash, was charged at
The charges were filed by Investigator Michael Daniewicz of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office after it was determined that the defendant was intoxicated and was travelling at a high rate of speed at the time of the collision.
were dispatched to the scene of the crash on
The investigation determined that Feist, who was heading west in a 2012 Mercedes CLS, crossed over the double yellow line and struck an on-coming vehicle, a 2004 Toyota Highlander, that was driven by a 57-year-old Manalapan woman.
was airlifted to
The investigation further showed that Feistís vehicle also crashed into a 2004 Mazda that was travelling behind the Toyota Highlander.
driver of the Mazda, a 31-year-old Manalapan woman, was taken to
injured in the crash was a passenger in Feistís vehicle, a 34-year-old man from
The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Daniewicz of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-4018.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Feist are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.