A Massachusetts man has been charged with Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges in connection with an accident that killed his father, the passenger in the car.
The man was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, Vehicular Homicide While Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
According to the Massachusetts State Police, the man from Rutland was allegedly speeding on Route 56 when he lost control of his truck and drifted off the road, striking a tree. The man’s father and passenger, was found to be pinned in his seat and ultimately suffered from his injuries.
The defendant was arraigned in Western County District Court in East Brookfield and released on personal recognizance.
The Massachusetts DUI / OUI Crime of Vehicular Homicide punishes those who, due to their intoxication and operate their vehicle so negligently that the lives and safety of the public is endangered, and the death of another person is caused. Vehicular Homicide by OUI / DUI is punishable by imprisonment for 2.5 to 15 years.
Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Lefteris K. Travayiakis is available 24/7 for consultation on all Massachusetts Drunk Driving Crimes, including OUI / DUI, Vehicular Homicide and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
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