A 17-year-old boy who fled after allegedly mowing down two pedestrians in an Aug. 18 Natick crash was driving excessive on marijuana, authorities stated.

{The teenager}, whose identify was not launched as a result of he’s a juvenile, was reportedly working a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck on Washington Avenue within the space of Summer time Road shortly earlier than 6:30 p.m. when he struck a Natick couple on the sidewalk and fled the scene, Middlesex District Legal professional Marian Ryan and Natick Police Chief James Hicks stated in a joint assertion Tuesday.

One of many victims, Brian Colbert, 39, has been discharged from the hospital and continues his painful restoration from residence, however his spouse, Kim Gunner, 51, continues to be within the intensive care unit after seven surgical procedures at Tufts Medical Middle in Boston, with extra surgical procedures to return, stated her cousin, Tony Catlin. Her jaw needed to be reconstructed, her arm was shattered and medical doctors are reconstructing her leg, he stated.

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