Massachusetts police arrest Springfield woman for hit-and-run

The Massachusetts State Police recently reported that they have arrested a woman in connection with the recent hit-and-run accident involving a teenager, according to

26-year-old Springfield resident Jomaris Colon allegedly struck 16-year-old Agawam resident Alex Scafuri on his skateboard and fled the scene on Friday, March 20. The boy was left with critical injuries, but is expected to recover. Police also believe that Colon was intoxicated at the time of the incident.

An Agawam Police Sergeant said Colon was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and causing serious bodily injury, operating a motor vehicle negligently, operating a motor vehicle without a license, obstruction of justice, and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.

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Wrong-way driver arrested on multiple charges

Thirty-eight-year-old Springfield, Massachusetts resident Hugo Gonzalez was confined to the Baystate Medical Center after being involved in two separate crashes while driving along Interstate 91 on December 28.

Police officers received dozens of calls about the wrong-way driver but they were not able to reach him until after he caused two vehicular accidents.

Authorities said that Gonzalez will be taken into state police custody for arraignment in the Springfield District Court on charges of operating under the influence of alcohol (second offense), operating a motor vehicle with a license revoked for OUI, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, a marked lanes violation, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, and a state highway wrong-way violation.

Massachusetts State Police Sergeant Alan Joubert said Gonzalez had been living under many false names and that his license to drive had been revoked under one of those identities.

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