An Oak Bluffs man was uninjured after he drove his Audi into Sunset Lake Friday night, Oak Bluffs police said. Police Lieut. Timothy Williamson told the Gazette Saturday that Anthony Morris, 51, drove his 2002 Audi A6 into Sunset Lake at around 9:30 p.m. Friday night. Lieutenant Williamson said Mr. Morris was not injured and was not impaired at the time of the incident.
Lieutenant Williamson said Mr. Morris told police he fell asleep at the wheel and missed the slight turn in the road, driving into the shallow lake. He said Mr. Morris climbed out of the car window and was out of the water when police arrived.
Oak Bluffs police, fire and EMS responded to the scene, and the car was towed out of the lake.
Mr. Morris was cited for negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.