Police officers recently arrested a Morris Plains man who allegedly caused a drunk driving accident in Denville, NJ.
The suspect is a 39-year-old male from Morris Plains, New Jersey. He allegedly got intoxicated and then fell asleep behind the wheel of his car while traveling on Franklin Road in Denville, New Jersey.
The Denville Police Department received a call from an ambulance driver who became concerned after reportedly seeing a motorist swerving through traffic. When Denville NJ police officers arrived at the scene, they allegedly saw the suspect moving into oncoming traffic on the road.
According to authorities, the suspect almost crashed into several cars and then nearly struck a police patrol vehicle.
Denville police eventually got the suspect to pull over. When the suspect allegedly failed field sobriety tests, he was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Police also cited the suspect for numerous traffic violations, including reckless driving, failure to keep right, failure to maintain lane, and improper turn.
For more information about this case, see the Daily Record.com article, “Denville Cops: Drunk Driver Nearly Police Car ‘Head On.’”