Driver falls asleep and crashes into telephone pole

A 2018 Blue Tesla crashed into a tree on Littleton Road.

PARSIPPANY — Ms. Pamela L. Yin, 68, Morris Plains, was travelling south on Littleton Road (Route 202) approaching Dartford Road on Saturday, May 25, at approximately 12:52 p.m. and crashed into a telephone pole, closing Littleton Road for many hours.

Yin, driving a 2018 Tesla S, and veered to the left off the roadway crashing head-on into an utility pole.

She stated to Parsippany-Troy Hills Police, that she fell asleep while driving which caused the crash.

Eagle Towing towed the vehicle from the scene.

Ms. Yin was charged with Careless Driving by Parsippany-Troy Hill Police Officer Pasquale Parisi, who investigated the accident.