Taunton Ave. Crash

Suspect Charged with OUI

On 2/19/2020, at 11:17pm, Norton Police and Fire Departments responded to a motor vehicle crash on Taunton Avenue in the area of Meadowbrook Lane.  Two vehicles struck head-on as they were traveling on Taunton Avenue.  The vehicle traveling south, operated by Daniel Carter, age 23, of Taunton, veered into the northbound lane and struck the other vehicle head-on.  The male operator of the other vehicle was transported to Sturdy Hospital by the Norton Fire Department for non-life threatening injuries.  Carter was placed under arrest by Norton Police and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation.  He was not injured in the crash.  He will appear in Attleboro District Court on Thursday, 2/20/2020.  The crash is under investigation by Patrolman Jarrad Morse.