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A Jersey City woman has been arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after running a red light, driving onto the sidewalk and injuring three people.

The accident occurred yesterday at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Ocean Avenue between Claremont and Orient Avenues. 

According to the report, Michelle Graham, age 25 and driving a 2019 Toyota Corolla, struck the three pedestrians on the sidewalk in front of 641-643 Ocean Avenue.

Graham was issued motor vehicle summonses for driving while intoxicated, driving while unlicensed/suspended and having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle. 

All three pedestrians – a 51-year-old man, a 28-year-old woman and a 26-year-old woman – were transported to the Jersey City Medical Center for their injuries. Graham was also transported to the JCMC on a complaint of pain. 

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be filed. 

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