CHELSEA (CBS) — An early-morning rollover crash left a driver charged with OUI and his passenger hospitalized with serious injuries.

Massachusetts State Police said the crash happened around 1:55 a.m. on Route 16 East in Chelsea.

One passenger was hurt and the driver was charged with OUI in this crash in Chelsea. (Photo credit: Paul Koolloian)

The passenger, a 25-year-old Brockton man, was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

He has since been upgraded to serious condition.

It was the driver’s second OUI offense. (Photo credit: Paul Koolloian)

The driver, 24-year-old Karl Dereaux of Quincy, was arrested and charged with OUI, negligent operation, speeding, and more.

State Police said it was Dereaux’s second OUI offense.



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