DWI driver hits three parked vehicles on Jacksonville Drive

Police investigating the accident on Jacksonville Road

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Police Department’s Communication Center received a call reporting a motor vehicle crash with injuries in the area of Jacksonville Drive and Glassboro Road on Sunday, September 4 at 7:38 p.m.

Vehicles hit during the accident
Vehicles hit during the accident

Upon arrival of responding officers, they observed a 2015 Chrysler Town and Country that had struck an unoccupied parked 2000 GMC Sierra, which was then set in motion and crashed into an unoccupied parked 2017 Hyundia Sante Fe and an unoccupied parked 1968 Chevy.

Vehicle hit during the accident
Vehicle hit during the accident

Members of Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance, along with a MICU,  were also on scene removing the driver of the Chrysler, identified as Frederick Stringham, 39, Parsippany, from the vehicle.

Once he was removed from the vehicle he was placed under arrest by Patrol Officer L. Nicos for Driving While Intoxicated.

Due to the injuries received during the crash, he was transported to Morristown Medical Center for treatment.

While at the hospital, Mr. Stringham was issued summonses for Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving and Failure to Maintain Lane.

Stringham was released into the custody of a family member pending his court date.

Editors Note: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent until he or she is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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