Postal worker faces hit-and-run charges in Weymouth

Forty-year-old Whitman, Massachusetts resident Edmund Hagerty was taken into police custody on Saturday, October 24 for charges of operating a motor vehicle to endanger, leaving the scene of a personal injury, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in relation to hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle.

According to a police report, investigators responded to a report of an accident wherein a 44-year-old woman was struck by a mail truck at around 5:38 p.m. on Samoset Street in Weymouth.

Police were able to find the work truck in the middle of the road while Hagerty, the driver of the postal truck, was found on foot near Fogerty Street.

The victim was transported to South Shore Hospital for treatment of her non-life-threatening injuries.

Hagerty was arraigned on Monday, October 26 in Quincy District Court and will make his next court appearance on Wednesday, December 30.

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