Eversource employee charged with OUI following hit-and-run

Eversource employee charged with OUI following hit-and-run

BOSTON — An Eversource employee has been charged with OUI after a crash that left three cars damaged.

Police say Michael McCarthy was driving a company truck in Brighton Wednesday when he was involved in a crash on Warren Street.

After speaking with people who witnessed the crash, a description of the Eversource truck was relayed to other police officers in the area.

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The vehicle was eventually found in Kenmore Square and had visible damage to the right side.

McCarthy was located and removed from the vehicle. Police conducted a field sobriety test, which he failed, according to police. He was then placed under arrest.

"We are aware of the alleged incident that happened [Wednesday night] involving one of our employees," Eversource spokesperson Reid Lamberty said in a statement. "We take these charges very seriously and are conducting our own investigation."

McCarthy faced a judge Thursday and was charged with leaving the scene of a crash causing property damage and operating under the influence of liquor.