Randolph NJ police arrested a man on suspicion of drunk driving after he allegedly crashed his vehicle.
According to police officers, 49-year-old Richard Riveron overturned his 2000 Toyota MR2 near the intersection of Sorman Terrace and Pleasant Hill Road in Randolph, New Jersey.
When police officers, firefighters, and rescue squad members arrived at the scene, they removed Riveron from his vehicle. According to authorities, Riveron told responders that he had lost control of his car on black ice.
Riveron complained of pain after the accident, so he was taken to Morristown Medical Center for treatment.
An investigation into the accident followed, ultimately leading to Riveron’s arrest. Riveron was charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), careless driving, and failure to maintain lane.
In New Jersey, drunk driving is governed under N.J.S.A. 39:4-50. As set forth by the statute, a conviction for first offense DWI can result in a sentence of up to 30 days in county jail and a driver’s license suspension for up to one (1) year.
For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “Drunk Driver Rolled Over Car in Randolph, Cops Say.”
If you are facing drunk driving charges in New Jersey, contact Morristown NJ criminal defense attorney Alissa D. Hascup for a free consultation about your case.