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Accident on Route 31 in Washington Borough sends five to the hospital

WASHINGTON BOROUGH, N.J. - A Route 31 accident in Washington Borough, N.J. sent five people to the hospital Tuesday afternoon.

A 2012 silver Jeep, driven by a 48 year-old woman, drifted across the center line while traveling northbound and struck a 2011 black Honda SUV.

The SUV was driven by a 49 year-old male and had two female juveniles and one male juvenile as passengers as well.

The collision happened in the southbound lane.

Both vehicles sustained heavy front-end damage.

Police say that they will probably file motor vehicle charges against the driver of the Jeep.

The accident happened at around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in Washington Borough.

Washington township Police were assisted by the emergency squads of Washington Borough, Mansfield Township and Oxford as well as the Hunterdon paramedics, the Washington Borough Fire Department and the Washington Township Fire Department.

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