Breaking News: Car Plunges in Lake Parsippany

A Volkswagen carrying a female driver and two children plunged into Lake Parsippany. Photo ©2020 Zoomus Marketing

PARSIPPANY — Approximately 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 11 a 2018 Volkswagen Atlas carrying one adult and two children plunged in Lake Parsippany near Alpine Road.

According to witnesses at the scene three Lake Hiawatha residents heard the crash and ran to the vehicle. There they rescued all three occupants, a female driver, a baby and a young child. All three occupants were safe and didn’t require medical attention.

After an initial investigation by Parsippany-Troy Hills Patrolman. D. Ross determined that the vehicle was traveling East on Lake Shore Drive and drove off the roadway due to the driver attempting to adjust the vehicles GPS. The driver was issued a ticket for careless driving.

Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the scene and released.

Powdermill Towing removed the vehicle from the lake and towed the vehicle away.

Complete details will be released as they become available.

The vehicle was lifted out of the lake by Powdermill Towing. Photo ©2020 Zoomus Marketing
The vehicle was lifted out of the lake by Powdermill Towing. Photo ©2020 Zoomus Marketing
Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire Department analysing the situation. Photo © 2020 Zoomus Marketing

 

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