WEYMOUTH (CBS) — A toddler has life-threatening injuries after he was ejected from a pickup truck on Route 3 in Weymouth Saturday night.
The three-year-old boy was not properly buckled in a child-safety seat, according to State Police.READ MORE: Family & Friends Of Fallen Worcester Police Officer Manny Familia Organize Softball Tournament In His Honor
An eight-year-old boy was also in the car and he was unharmed.
Officials said the pickup hit the guardrail and then swung back into the road when the driver “overcorrected in his steering input, causing the unrestrained child to be ejected onto the roadway.”READ MORE: Jerry Remy 'Resting Comfortably' At Hospital After 'Experiencing Shortness Of Breath' During Red Sox Telecast Friday
The truck’s driver, 34-year-old Florian Roshi of Braintree, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs, child endangerment, safety restraint violation, and motor vehicle charges.
His bail was set at $2,540.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reports 113 New COVID Cases, 2 Additional Deaths
Rochi’s relationship with the kids is not known at this time.