NJ Senator Charged With Drunk Driving

By Elizabeth Scalzo


This morning we will look at an accident involving a New Jersey senator who was charged with driving while under the influence. Let’s dive right in.

Sandra B. Cunningham, deputy majority leader for the N.J. senate, was charged with drunk driving on Thursday, according to Northjersey.com.

Thursday morning, the vehicle Cunningham was driving sideswiped two parked cars in Jersey City, according to police reports, Northjersey.com said.

The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m, according to Northjersey.com.

Former Gov. Jim McGreevy said he picked up Cunningham around 4 p.m. that day and told Northjersey.com, “ [She was] just shaken up.” 

Cunningham is 70 years old and has been a senator for the 31st district since 2007.

COVID-19 Numbers 

There was an increase of 3,722 positive COVID-19 cases in New Jersey, with 212 new cases in Bergen County.

Sun. 3/7/2021Sat. 3/6/2021
New Jersey810,000806,000
Bergen County80,00879,796

*Numbers according to Google Statistics.

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Art by Elizabeth Scalzo.