The Middlesex District Attorney’s office and Natick Police Department have announced that a 17-year-old male has been charged with “leaving the scene of personal injury, leaving the scene of property damage, two counts of operating under the influence of drugs causing serious bodily injury, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and failure to stop in connection with the serious crash that injured two pedestrians on August 18, 2020.”
Friends and family have rallied around the injured couple and have been raising funds for their medical expenses. More than $134K has been raised to date.
The driver allegedly was operating a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck on Washington Avenue when he hit the pedestrians and fled the scene. The vehicle was later located in Holliston, and it was determined that two other juveniles had been in the vehicle. The investigation revealed that the driver was allegedly under the influence of marijuana at the time of the crash.
The arraignment is slated for Sept. 10 in proceedings closed to the public.