Unfortunately, many drunk driving accidents in Boston also involve a hit-and-run driver. The reason for this is because some of these drunk drivers realize they will likely be arrested for drunk driving in addition to other charges related to the accident. They either are not really thinking at all, or are thinking that even if they get caught later, the police will not be able to prove the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident.
According to a recent news feature from WMUR, the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) are saying that a pedestrian was killed in a Boston drunk driving accident, and the suspect allegedly fled the scene following the accident. He has since been arrested and taken into police custody. Continue reading