On the above date and time, Clinton Township Police responded to a report of a traffic accident at Route 31 north and Route 513. While responding, officers were advised that the striking vehicle had left the scene of the accident heading north on Route 31. Police located the striking vehicle on Route 31 north near Echo Lane and conducted a motor vehicle stop of the vehicle.
Upon making contact with the driver, Jennifer Valentine, 47, of Flanders, NJ 07836, police found damage to her vehicle indicative to rear ending another vehicle. Police also observed signs of intoxication being exhibited by the driver Ms. Valentine. Following a roadside investigation Ms. Valentine was arrested for driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident and reckless driving. Ms. Valentine was processed at Clinton Township Police Headquarters and released to a responsible adult pending a court appearance in Clinton Township Municipal Court.