LIVINGSTON, NJ — A 53-year-old man from Succasunna was arrested in Livingston over the weekend for driving while intoxicated among other charges after police responded to a report of a disabled car on Eisenhower Parkway near the traffic circle.
According to police, officers arrived to find a vehicle in the roadway facing south in the northbound lanes with the hazard lights on as we as major damage to the undercarriage, tires and windshield. The vehicle’s air bags had also deployed.
Standing outside the vehicle was the driver, Chin Shung Tsau, who exhibited signs of intoxication due to alcohol, according to police. After failing field tests, Tsau was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated.
Further investigation revealed that Tsau was originally travelling east on W. Mt. Pleasant Avenue when he failed to negotiate the first turn into the circle and struck a curb, police said. The car continued straight across the grassy portion of the circle, striking additional curbs and trees along the way before coming to rest on Eisenhower Parkway. Tsau was the only person in the car and he was not injured.
Charges included driving while intoxicated, careless driving and failing to maintain a Lane. Tsau was released to a responsible party and will appear in Livingston Municipal Court at a later date.