Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 06272016 – State Police Investing Vehicle Striking DOT Worker in Boston
This morning just before 1:00 a.m., a Massachusetts Department of Transportation employee was struck by a vehicle on Route 90 westbound just prior to the Exit 24/25 off-ramp in Boston.
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Craig Brabham indicates that CARLOS GONZALEZ, 59, of Boston, was traveling on Route 90 westbound in a 2009 Honda Civic when he struck a Mass DOT employee who was working in an active construction zone. GONZALEZ failed to stop at the scene of the crash, but was subsequently located by a member of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department beyond the Congress Street ramp in the tunnel.
The Mass DOT employee, a 60-year-old man, was transported to Boston Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.
GONZALEZ was placed under arrest on the following charges:
- Negligent Operation Under the Influence of Liquor Causing Serious Injury
2. Operating Under the Influence of Liquor Causing Serious Injury
3. Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Crash
4. Negligent Operation in a Construction Zone on the Mass Pike
5. Marked Lanes Violation GONZALEZ was held at the State Police Tunnels barracks on $1040.00 bail pending his arraignment in Boston Municipal Court this morning.
State Police were assisted on scene by Boston Fire and EMS.
There is no further information available at this time. Please do not contact the barracks for media inquiries.