PARSIPPANY — Mr. John Morales, Parsippany, was stopped in traffic in the southbound lane of Littleton Road making a left turn into the BP Gas Station, when he was struck in the rear by a 2012 Red Acura driven by Ms. Geetika Patel, Chatham.
Ms. Patel, told Parsippany Police she was looking through her mirror checking on her children in the back seat and did not see that Mr. Morales had stopped, and struck his vehicle.
Parsippany Police Officer James Seeger determined damage consistent with driver statements, and that the crash occurred due to Ms. Patel’s inattention and following too close.
Mr. Morales was driving a Red Hyundai Sonata. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by Eagle Towing.