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Road Construction Worker In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Drunk Driver

Aug 28, 2015 03:45PM ● By Bill Gilman

This car, allegedly driven by Domenic Cataldo, struck and seriously injured a road construction worker on Route 38.

Domenic Cataldo.

 A road construction worker is in critical condition in a Boston Hospital after being struck by an alleged drunk driver on Route 38, early Friday morning.

Domenic Cataldo, 29, of 26 Market Street (Apt #3), Lawrence, is charged with Operating Under the Influence of Liquor Resulting in Serious Injury, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Revoked license.  

This arrest occurred after the vehicle Cataldo was allegedly operating struck an employee of the Brox Construction Company at approximately 2:30 a.m., while he was working on an overnight road construction project on Route 38 in Tewksbury.

The victim, identified only as a 25-year-old man from Kingston, was immediately transported by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital and then airlifted by MedFlight helicopter to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for treatment.  He is currently listed in critical condition.  

Route 38 traffic was shut down for approximately for three hours for investigative purposes. The State Police Accident Reconstruction Team responded upon request and is assisting the Tewksbury Police Department with the investigation.    

Cataldo was due to be arraigned today in Lowell District Court. 


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