Man arrested following car accident in Southborough

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Man arrested following car accident in Southborough
One man was arrested following a two-car accident on Route 9 in Southborough on Thursday, Feb. 1. (Photo/Courtesy Southborough Police Department)

SOUTHBOROUGH – A Worcester man was arrested following an accident on Route 9 eastbound on Thursday, Feb. 1.

At around 11:46 a.m., Southborough Police and Fire Departments responded to a two-car accident near Crystal Pond Road. The vehicles were found in an embankment, and there were injuries reported, according to first responders.

Engine 22 crew and Ambulance 28 crew extricated four people from one vehicle using the Jaws of Life. One occupant had a minor injury and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. The remaining three occupants were not injured and were turned over to police.

Two passengers were placed into protective custody due to alcohol intoxication.

After an investigation, Dana Torres, of Worcester, was placed under arrest and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Westborough Fire Department’s Medic One and Ted’s Towing assisted on the scene.

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