MILTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A drunken driver was arrested following a multi-vehicle crash involving a sheriff’s office cruiser in Milton early Monday morning, authorities said.
Julien Fernandes, 25, of Brockton, is facing charges including operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to stop, according to the Massachusetts State Police.
Emergency crews responding to a report of a crash in the area of Blue Hills Parkway and Brush Hill Road around 12:30 a.m. found a banged-up Hampden County Sheriff’s Office cruiser and two other vehicles that were heavily damaged.
A preliminary investigation indicated that Fernandes was operating a BMW sedan when he failed to stop at a red traffic signal and crashed into the cruiser, as well as an Acura, state police said.
Minor injuries were reported as a result of the crash.
It’s not clear when Fernandes will be called to court.
An investigation remains going.
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