A fatal hit-and-run crash in Braintree took the life of a man on Tuesday morning, April 13. The deceased man, aged 42, was from Boston.
The accident occurred on Interstate 93 southbound. The driver fled the scene of the accident. It was revealed that the fatal incident happened around 4:25 a.m. close to Exit 6 in Braintree.
Massachusetts state police are investigating the case. Further investigations revealed the man walked onto the southbound lanes where he was hit by a car or multiple cars. The man walked onto second or third lanes, authorities said.
The driver did not pull over after the accident. Moreover, the victim died on the spot. Identification of the deceased man is being withheld by the authorities.
Massachusetts Police Department and Braintree Police are currently examining the circumstances and facts of the hit-and-run crash in Braintree, along with the reason why the man was walking on the highway.
In Somerville, another hit-and-run case was reported on Monday which is being investigated by the state police. The pedestrian who was hit by a car sustained severe injuries. He was rushed to the local hospital. The police are searching for the vehicle involved in the accident. The accident occurred on McGrath Highway around 8:50 p.m. The victim suffered from life-threatening injuries.
Such devastating incidents lead to emotional and financial loss. If you or your loved ones have suffered due to the negligence of another person, know the process to file a claim and your legal rights through a Brockton, MA car accident attorney.