ACTON, MASS. (WHDH) - State police say they have arrested a man accused of fleeing the scene of a car crash in Acton Friday.
Emergency crews responded to reports of the crash that left a 2019 Honda pilot heavily damaged and a 2011 Toyota Tundra overturned deep in the woods off Route 2 near Piper Road around 4 p.m., according to a post on the fire department’s Twitter page.
Troopers said the driver of the Toyota, 41-year-old Adam Merkel of Worcester, fled the scene on foot but was later found.
Merkel is now facing a charge for leaving the scene of a personal injury crash and one for marked lanes violations.
Acton firefighters said one person was extricated from the car and transported to a local hospital.
Their condition was not made available.
The incident remains under investigation.
Rte 2 near Piper Road, update from previous tweet, patient extricated and being transported to a local hospital. pic.twitter.com/PdfQPwrwvR
— Acton Fire PIO (@ActonFirePIO) November 27, 2020
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