MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) – A Dorchester man was arrested on drunk driving charges after a head-on crash early Sunday morning in New Hampshire.
It happened just before 2 a.m. on Interstate 293 at the Granite Street overpass in Manchester.READ MORE: Hiker Found Dead On Trail In New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest
Thirty-one-year-old Dorchester resident Paul Bartlett was driving south at a high rate of speed in 2014 Nissan Maxima when he crashed into the back of a RAV4 driven by a 31-year-old Manchester man.
The crash sent the RAV4 into the guardrail, and Bartlett across the median onto the northbound side of the road. Bartlett then crashed head-on into a 2009 Nissan Titan.READ MORE: Pop-Up Clinic Held In Mattapan, Where COVID Vaccination Rate Remains Low
Bartlett’s passenger, a 37-year-old from Dorchester, was seriously injured and rushed to the hospital.
Three other people were evaluated at the scene for minor injuries.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Bartlett was arrested and charged with felony driving while intoxicated.