WEYMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - Police have arrested a man accused of carjacking and assaulting a Lyft driver Friday night in Weymouth.
The suspect, whose name has not been released, told a female Lyft driver to pull over near the intersection of Shaw and Hayward streets in Braintree around 8:30 p.m., where he pulled her out of the vehicle, assaulted her, and took off with her car, according to Weymouth police.
The suspect crashed the vehicle a short time later near the intersection of Washington and Broad streets.
Police caught up with him moments after the crash.
The Lyft driver was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.
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