At about, 3:43 AM, Wednesday, August 28, 2013, officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries in the area of Massachusetts Ave. and Melnea Cass Blvd.
On arrival, officers observed a department vehicle with heavy damage on the passenger's side, as well as a Toyota with heavy front end damage. Officers observed the victim, a Boston Police Detective, to be in the driver's seat of the department vehicle, and the suspect to be located in the Toyota. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Upon failure of a field sobriety test, Darzi Perez, 23, of Peabody was placed under arrest and charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol and Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle.