BRAINTREE, MA (WHDH) - A 25-year-old Quincy man is facing serious criminal charges after police say he was drunk behind the wheel when he hit and seriously injured a pedestrian in Braintree early Saturday morning and fled the scene, officials said.
Officers responding to a report of a person down in the road in the area of 1500 Washington St. just before 1 a.m. found several motorists stopped around a 21-year-old Braintree man who was suffering from serious injuries, according to Braintree police.
The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to a nearby hospital.
The vehicle believed to have been involved in the crash was later located on South Street in Holbrook. The driver, Darrell Young, was arrested on charges including operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol causing serious bodily injury, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and leaving the scene of a personal injury crash.
Young is expected to be arraigned Monday in Quincy District Court.
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