Newark police say argument led to vehicular assault

A Newark woman is accused of hitting the father of her child with a car after an argument.

The domestic dispute started with an argument just before midnight on Tuesday in the 300 block of Winston Avenue in Newark.

28-year-old Ashley Addison is accused of hitting the 25-year-old male victim with her car after their verbal fight. Police said the couple’s two-year-old child was in the backseat of the car when the incident happened.

The victim, whose identity was not released by police, suffered a cut to his lower body and other minor cuts and bruises. He is at Christiana Hospital in stable condition.

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Addison is facing charges of second degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. She is being held at Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $12,000 cash bail.

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