BPD Officers Charge One in Connection to Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in East Boston: At about 1:15am, on Sunday, May 5, 2019, officers from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a motor vehicle roll-over in the area of 1025 Bennington Street in East Boston. On arrival, officers observed one car, described as a gray motor vehicle, lying on its roof with extensive damage. According to Boston EMS personnel already on scene, one occupant of the vehicle had been declared deceased while a second occupant was transported to an area hospital with what appeared to non-life threatening injuries. The operator of the vehicle, considered occupant #3, had fled the scene and was gone before police had arrived. That individual was later located and arrested. The operator, Dylan Etheridge, 22, of Boston is charged with Homicide by Motor Vehicle, Leaving the Scene of an Accident after Causing Personal Injury, Leaving the Scene of an Accident after Causing Property Damage.
Mr. Etheridge is scheduled to be arraigned in East Boston District Court on Monday, May 6, 2019.