Weymouth Police are investigating a hit and run accident that happened just after 8:30 Sunday night.
Officers were sent to Buck’s Bar and Grill on Middle Street for a report of a pedestrian accident. While they were headed to the scene, they found out that the suspect vehicle had fled the scene. Officers found the victim, a 38 year old Weymouth man suffering severe trauma. He was taken by ambulance to South Shore Hospital
Witnesses told police that the suspect had refused to pay a bar tab and walked out. The victim followed him outside and demanded that he pay his bill.
When the suspect was backing out to flee, he struck the victim pinning him between two vehicles. He then took off
A short time later an officer spotted a vehicle matching the description given by witnesses, and stopped the vehicle on North Street.
The operator was identified as 48 year old Michael Fay from Weymouth. He was held overnight awaiting his arraignment today.
Fay failed several field sobriety tests and was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol 2nd offense, leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury, operating under the influence of alcohol causing serious bodily injury, operating to endanger, and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.
The victim was later transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston because of the severity of his injuries. He was listed in serious condition this morning.
The accident is currently under investigation.