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West Milford PD: Driver, 70, In Midnight Route 23 Crash Was DWI

The crash occurred on northbound Route 23 near Oak Ridge Road.
The crash occurred on northbound Route 23 near Oak Ridge Road. Photo Credit: GoogleMaps

WEST MILFORD, N.J. – A 70-year-old driver was found drunk behind the wheel after a minor crash on Route 23, West Milford police said.

Officer Thomas Connors, who responded to the crash on the northbound highway near Oak Ridge Road at midnight June 11, reported fnding Charles Ercolano Jr. of Sussex apparently intoxicated.

Ercolano failed roadside sobriety tests and was arrested on DWI and careless driving charges, Connors said in his report.

Ercolano was released to a family member pending a court hearing.

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