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Police: NJ woman drove with transit sign sticking out of car

Police say the 52-year-old woman, who was drunk, didn't even know the sign was in her car


Associated Press

SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. — Police in New Jersey say a woman was drunk when she continued driving with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof of her car.

The 52-year-old was pulled over Saturday on Route 46 in South Hackensack when police noticed something odd. Police say the woman had a New Jersey Transit sign protruding through the roof of her car.

A photo provided by the South Hackensack Police Department shows a car with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof. (South Hackensack Police Department via AP)
A photo provided by the South Hackensack Police Department shows a car with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof. (South Hackensack Police Department via AP)

Police say the woman didn't even know the sign was there.

South Hackensack police say the sign got stuck in the vehicle when the driver was in Secaucus before she was pulled over.

The woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated and careless driving.

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