A 44-year-old Watertown man faces multiple charges after striking a 14-year-old girl in Chelsea, and causing injuries that left her in a coma.
Ceserino Borelli of Watertown was arraigned on Tuesday in Chelsea District Court on charges of negligent operation a motor vehicle, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury, and speeding. Judge Kareem Morgan ordered Borelli to be held on $7,500 bail, according to the report by NBC 10 Boston.
At about 8 p.m. on Father’s Day, the girl was walking through a parking lot on Beacham Street in Chelsea to meet her family when she was struck, according to NBC 10 Boston. A black Mercedes sedan appeared to lose control, strike the curb, collide with a parked SUV, and hit the girl who resides in Everett.
The Suffolk County District Attorney’s office told Fox 25 Boston that Borelli’s car “flew over the fence” before striking the girl.
The girl was rushed to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and received urgent medical attention. Her father said she is in a coma, according to NBC 10 Boston.