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Man charged with DWI after vehicle overturned in Byram Township

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after his car overturned last month in Byram Township.

On May 23, township police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a possible intoxicated driver on Amity Road. When police arrived, the officer observed an overturned vehicle, police said.

The officer spoke to the driver of the vehicle, who was identified as Daniel J. Purdon, and he appeared to be intoxicated, police said.

Purdon was subsequently transported to Morristown Medical Center by the Lakeland Emergency Squad, police said.

Purdon was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right, failure to maintain lane and use of cell phone while driving. He was released pending a mandatory court appearance.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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