WEYMOUTH, Mass. - A man was arrested after police say a 3-year-old was thrown out of a truck on Rt. 3 in Weymouth overnight.
State Police say 34-year-old Florian Roshi of Weymouth was driving a truck when he veered out of the travel lane and brushed the guardrail, then swung back into the travel lane - overcorrecting his steering.
That's when police say the little boy was thrown from the truck and onto the road.
DEVELOPING: @MassStatePolice say 34-year-old Florian Roshi was under the influence of narcotics when he crashed a truck on Rt 3 in Weymouth last night. A 3 year old boy was unrestrained and ejected. Now critical. An 8 year old by was unharmed. @boston25— Jacob Long (@JacobLongTV) February 4, 2018
He was not wearing a seatbelt - which is a requirement in the state of Mass. - and was brought to Boston Children's Hospital in critical condition.
An 8-year-old boy was also in the truck - he was not injured and is in the custody of authorities.
Roshi is facing a number of charges - including operating under the influence of drugs, child endangerment, and safety restraint violation.
Update: @MassStatePolice say Florian Roshi, 34, of Weymouth remains in custody at barracks in Norwell on multiple charges, inc child endangerment and OUI drugs. He’s not expected to face a judge until at least Monday. @boston25— Jacob Long (@JacobLongTV) February 4, 2018
Troopers have arrested a man for OUI drugs and other offenses after minor crash on Rt3 in Weymouth caused unrestrained toddler passenger to be ejected. Male child has life-threatening injuries. Investigation ongoing.— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) February 4, 2018
Police have not released the relationship between Roshi and the two boys.
Roshi is being held at state police barracks in Norwell until he faces a judge.
The incident remains under investigation.
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