BOSTON — A Lynn man is dealing with a number of prices, together with working below the affect, after he allegedly hit a pedestrian on Storrow Drive and drove off, Massachusetts State Police say.
Brandon Jennings, 22, of Marlboro, was strolling on Storrow Drive close to the off-ramp to the Tobin Bridge and Interstate 93 north when he was hit by a automobile. He was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
State Police stated one other driver witnessed the crash and adopted the suspect’s automobile after it drove off. That led police to an condo constructing in Lynn.
Miguel Rodriguez, 36, of Lynn, was strolling round within the car parking zone when police arrived. He was in possession of the important thing to the suspect’s automobile and supplied info that confirmed he had been utilizing the automobile though it’s registered to a different man.
A conveyable breath take a look at confirmed Rodriguez had a blood alcohol content material of .119 roughly two hours after the crash, based on police.
He was arrested and charged with motorized vehicle murder whereas working below the affect of liquor, working below the affect of liquor, leaving the scene of a crash that resulted in harm or dying, and failure to cease or yield.
Rodriguez shall be arraigned in Boston Municipal Courtroom on Monday.
It is nonetheless unclear why Jennings was strolling in that space.