DUXBURY (CBS) – A Scituate man was arrested late Sunday night when police say he ran away after causing a 4-car crash that seriously injured another driver in Duxbury.
It happened around 10:20 p.m. on Route 3 North.READ MORE: Man In 'Grave Condition' After South Shore Plaza Shooting In Braintree; No Arrests Made Yet
Massachusetts State Police said the crash was caused by 28-year-old Richard Nohelty.
Nohelty was driving north on Route 3 when he hit the guardrail on the left side of the road. Three other cars were then involved in chain reaction crashes when drivers swerved to avoid Nohelty’s car.READ MORE: Driver Killed By Commuter Rail Train In Wilmington Identified; MBTA Says 'Human Error' Focus Of Investigation
A 59-year-old Plymouth man was rushed to South Shore Hospital with serious injuries.
Police said Nohelty ran off following the crash. He was arrested a short time later in Scituate and taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
He is now charged with leaving the scene of a crash causing personal injury, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and speeding.MORE NEWS: Vigil And March Held In Belmont For Henry Tapia, One Year After Being Killed In Road Rage Confrontation
A 26-year-old Waltham man and a 24-year-old Weymouth man were also hurt in the crash. They were both taken to hospitals with minor injuries.