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Mother Drives Drunk, Badly Injures Herself and Young Daughter in Newark Crash: Police

The mother suffered facial fractures in the crash and her 8-year-old daughter's legs and pelvis were fractured

Damaged car after drunken crash
NBC New York

A mother was driving drunk with two children in her car when she crashed into a building early Friday, authorities said, seriously injuring herself and her young daughter.

The accident occurred around 1:15 a.m. Friday in Newark.

Sonya Harrison, 43, of Newark, suffered facial fractures in the crash and her 8-year-old daughter's legs and pelvis were fractured. Both were hospitalized in serious condition.

Harrison's 13-year-old son was treated at the hospital for a wrist injury and was later released.

Harrison was charged with child endangerment and drunken driving. It's not known if she's retained an attorney.

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