North Attleborough firefighter charged with OUI after crash seriously injures woman

April 15th, 2022

MIDDLEBOROUGH, MA – A woman suffered life-threatening injuries after a collision with a drunk driver in Middleborough last Saturday.

According to Boston 25 News, the crash happened on April 9th around 12:45 a.m.

North Attleborough firefighter, James O’Connor, was driving a Jeep Wrangler on Route 44 near the rotary to Bedford Street/Grove Street. He crashed into the side of a Mercury Mariner which then overturned.

A 57-year-old Raynham woman suffered major injuries in the crash. A 58-year-old male occupant had minor injuries.

O’Connor was questioned by police and failed a sobriety test. After being treated at Tobey Hospital for hand lacerations, he was booked at the Middleborough Police Department.

He was charged Monday with OUI of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and failing to yield at an intersection.
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Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated : Friday, April 15, 2022