3 Injured After Being Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver in South End - NECN

3 Injured After Being Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver in South End

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    3 Pedestrians Hurt in Boston Hit and Run

    A hit and run in Boston's South End left three people injured on Friday night. The driver is now facing several charges including OUI. (Published Saturday, May 11, 2019)

    Three people were brought to an area hospital after being struck by a car in Boston's South End Friday night.

    The incident happened around midnight at the intersection of Clarendon Street and Columbus Avenue, according to police.

    The driver, Michael Watkins, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. He fled the scene of the accident, according to police, and was found by officers a short distance away on Tremont Street.

    Watkins is a 64-year-old Roxbury resident. The victims told police that while they were in the crosswalk, he beeped at them and then accelerated his car. He is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on three charges of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, three charges of leaving the scene and one OUI charge.

    Death Toll, Damages Climb From Typhoon Hagibis

    [NATL] Death Toll, Damages Climb From Typhoon Hagibis

    The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis climbed to 53 on Tuesday, days after it tore through Japan and left hundreds of thousands of homes wrecked, flooded or out of power. Hagibis caused more than 200 rivers to overflow when it hit the island nation on Saturday.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019)

    The victims were treated for non-life threatening injuries.