Man accused of driving drunk, crashing into police cruisers

REHOBOTH, Mass. (WPRI) — A North Attleboro man is due in court Monday on charges he drove drunk and crashed into a pair of police cruisers in Rehoboth.

According to police, officers were directing traffic around a downed tree on Wilmarth Bridge Road just after 6 p.m. Sunday when a pickup truck slammed into the cruisers.

The driver, Kolby Simmons, was taken into custody and charged with OUI and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. He’s scheduled to be arraigned before a judge Monday.

Police said one of the cruisers sustained moderate to major damage while the second sustained minor damage.

No injuries were reported.

The crash remains under investigation.

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