PARSIPPANY — Mr. Mehreteab Aregay, 30, was driving his 2001 Toyota Camry, in the eastbound parking lot of 292 Parsippany Road attempting to park in a parking space against a curb.
The driver stated that he accidentally stepped on the gas instead of the brake when parking, causing the front tires of the vehicle to strike a curb, drive up over the curb and strike a tree.
The front bumper of the vehicle made contact with the tree. Mr. Aregay was at fault due to driver inattentative and improper parking.
Parsippany-Troy Hills Officer Jesse Hughes investigated the accident.
The vehicle was towed from the scene by Powder Mill Towing.