Police say a Keansburg man left a woman in an overturned car and went to a bar for some drinks after he crashed.

Police have charged 27-year-old Joseph Alianiello of Middletown with leaving the scene of an accident, reckless and careless driving, obstruction and several other offenses.

The crash occurred late Saturday on Shore Boulevard.

Deputy Police Chief Michael Pigott tells the Asbury Park Press Alianiello left the scene and went to a bar for some drinks. An eyewitness told police the man was bragging how he had gotten away from a big accident.

The woman in the car was treated and released at a hospital.

Police arrested Alianiello at his home.

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