Randolph NJ police arrested a Succasunna man on suspicion of drunk driving after the man 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.
Sometime after the accident, police officers, firefighters, and rescue squad members arrived at the scene and removed Riveron from the vehicle. Authorities indicated that Riveron told responders at the scene 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.
A subsequent investigation of the accident led to Riveron’s arrest.
After being taken into custody, Riveron was charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), careless driving, and failure to maintain lane.
Drunk driving violations in New Jersey are addressed by 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 jail and a driver’s license suspension for as long as one (1) year.
For more information, see the NJ.com article entitled “Drunk Driver Rolled Over Car in Randolph, Cops Say.“