Township of Readington, New Jersey

 

DWI - INJURY TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
On Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 2008 hours, officers were dispatched to a single motor vehicle accident with injuries near the intersection of Route 22 East and Potterstown Road. Officers arrived to find that a Pontiac driven by Thomas C. Jones, 63, from Lebanon, NJ had crashed into a stone wall and fish pond. Officers detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage and suspected that Jones was under the influence. Jones was treated at the scene for minor injuries then placed under arrest for DWI. A 72 year old female passenger was treated for her injuries and taken to Morristown Memorial Hospital.

Jones was charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, Unsafe Lane Change, Driving While Suspended, Hindering, and Assault by Auto. After being processed at headquarters, Jones was released with a summons to appear in Superior Court.

"THE FILING OF CRIMINAL CHARGES IS MERELY ONE STEP IN THE PROCESS. A DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW."