YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A dump truck driver was charged with DWI after the vehicle rear-ended a car on Paramus Road just south of Bergen Community College, Paramus police said.
Nicholas Pietropaolo of Toms River had an alcohol concentration below the .08 legal limit but failed a series of field sobriety tests and was charged with driving while intoxicated and operate a commercial motor vehicle with an alcohol concentration of .08% or more on Monday.
He was later released to the custody of a sober adult, Lt. John Scully said.
Police also impounded the dump truck, registered to D&L paving out of Nutley, the lieutenant said.
The driver of the 2001 Audi that was struck, a 52-year-old Saddle Brook woman, weren’t injured, Scully said.
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