Police: Drunk driver fatally strikes teen in Old Bridge

Posted: Updated:
OLD BRIDGE -

A 19-year-old woman is dead following a crash with a suspected drunk driver.

Police say Aliza Akhtar, of Old Bridge, was killed when driver Aliaksandr Tsytsenia crossed the double yellow line and hit Akhtar head on.

It happened late Saturday night on Texas Road, near Route 9 in Old Bridge.

A 15-year-old girl was also injured.

Tsyternia attempted to leave the scene but was caught by police as he was walking away from the crash.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."