PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police issued the following statement regarding the automobile that drove into Lake Parsippany as reported by TAPinto earlier this evening.

From the Parsippany Police:  The Parsippany Police Department’s Communication Center received a call at approximately 7 PM reporting that a vehicle had driven off the roadway and into Lake Parsippany near the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Alpine Road. Responding officers found a 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, driven by a 35-year-old female from Lake Hiawatha, had driven off the roadway and into Lake Parsippany.  The driver and two juvenile passengers were not injured and had already exited the vehicle when officers arrived on scene. After an initial investigation by Ptl. D. Ross, it was 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.  The vehicle was removed from the water by Powder Mill Towing.