NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2

Local

Driver Arrested In Fatal Somerset Hit-And-Run

View Comments
Richard Reis, 35 (Credit: Somerset Police)

Richard Reis, 35 (Credit: Somerset Police)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

SOMERSET (CBS) – A Fall River man has been arrested for a hit-and-run crash that killed a man in a wheelchair in Somerset last week.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports

James Moore

James Moore

Richard Reis, 35 is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with personal injuries, death resulting, Somerset Police Chief Joseph Ferreira told reporters Wednesday.

James Moore, 65, was struck late Friday night at Read Street and South Way Drive, about a quarter-mile from his home.

Police were searching for a late 90’s model Toyota Avalon. Using automated phone calls to residents looking for help, authorities said Reis’s wife responded to the call and identified their car.

Reis was arraigned Wednesday in Fall River District Court.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,987 other followers