GLEN COVE, N.Y. (WPIX)—A Long Island man who was found asleep in a running car on a busy highway is facing charges, according to authorities.
A State Police trooper, who was called to an accident scene on the Northern State Parkway Tuesday, found Tyrone Davis, 36, asleep at the wheel of his Red Nissan Pathfinder. The vehicle had slammed into the left lane barrier.
The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of the parkway near Exit 35 in Hicksville.
Davis was arrested and charged with fourth-degree, fifth-degree and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.