Massachusetts: State Police report two dead and driver charged with OUI

The body of one person killed by the boozing driver lies on the pavement covered by a sheet. Photo courtesy of WBZ

According to the Massachusetts State Police, the driver of a coupe convertible, a 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse, a 30-year-old man from Winthrop, was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, after striking a parked, unoccupied 2013 Dodge Ram pickup.

One passenger, a 28-year-old woman from Winthrop,  was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital and later determined to be deceased at the hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

The second passenger, a 29-year-old Beverly woman, was determined to be deceased on scene, as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Winthrop Shore Drive at Neptune Avenue in Winthrop was closed in all directions during the crash investigation and reconstruction. All lanes were opened when all assets cleared, at approximately 6:58 p.m.

There will be charges filed against the driver, to include OUI-Liquor as well as other charges pertaining to the deaths of the two passengers. More information will be released when it is available.

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