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Driver Arrested for Drunk Driving After Crashing, Overturning Car in Mountainside

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By: Richard L. Smith 

Mountainside authorities are investigating a crash involving a car overturning early Tuesday morning. 

Mountainside authorities said at approximately 9:30 a.m., Mountainside Police responded to the area of Summit Road and Heckel Drive for a motor vehicle accident involving an overturned 2021 Ford Mustang.

Police said the operator, a 39-year-old Springfield, NJ, man was not injured in the crash and refused medical attention.

According to Mountainside Police, a further investigation revealed the driver was intoxicated, resulting in his arrest.

No injuries were reported.