A Middleboro woman is facing drunk driving charges after an accident that killed a teen driver, also from Middleboro.
Saturday morning at 2:09 a.m., Lakeville Police responded to Route 44 near Harding Street for a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival officers found two vehicles overturned in the roadway, a 2004 Hyundai Accent and a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup. The driver of the Hyundai, Monica Demello, 18, of Middleboro, the car’s only occupant, was pronounced deceased on scene.
The driver of the Dodge Ram was identified as Kathleen Allen, 23. There was also a female passenger in the truck. Medflight was notified to transport the passenger to Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Allen, of 378 Center St. Middleboro, was charged with the following: Motor vehicular omicide, OUI liquor with negligence, OUI liquor with serious injury and negligence, OUI liquor, operating to endanger and a marked lanes violation.
Allen will be arraigned in Wareham District Court on Monday April 1. Lakeville Police were assisted by Raynham Police, Middleboro Police, and the State Police.