A 22-year-old New York man whose blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit was arrested Saturday after striking a parked car and leaving the scene of an accident, according to the Morristown Police.
In a report filed by Officer Brian Labarre, Robert C. Pietrafesa, of Cazenovia, N.Y., drove his black Lexus into a group of parked cars near 37 Ridgedale Ave at about 8 p.m.
A blue Mini Cooper was pushed onto the sidewalk from the force of the accident and a white Acura was also damaged, LaBarre's report said.
According to LaBarre, a witness was able to describe the driver of the Lexus, later identified as Pietrafesa, who was arrested while he was on foot at the Gulf Station on Morris Street.
Pietrafesa registered a blood-alcohol level of .23 percent and after refusing medical attention he was charged with drunk driving, careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident, the report said.
According to the report, Pietrafesa was released to a family member, his Lexus was impounded and the accident is still under investigation.