July 10, 2009 – Michele Veneziano, 85, of Lynn, Massachusetts, has been charged with driving to endanger and leaving the scene of an accident after hitting a parked car in Revere, Massachusetts and then hitting a man who was exiting his parked vehicle. The injured man was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment of serious personal injuries. Veneziano does not appear to have been injured in the crash.
This accident comes on the same day that 88 year old, Ilse Horn, was indicted on one count of negligent homicide. She is woman who struck and killed 4 year old Diya Patel in a crosswalk in Stoughton, Massachusetts several weeks ago. She could face a maximum sentence of 2 ½ years in the House of Correction if found guilty.
The Massachusetts legislature continues to debate new rules pertaining to the testing of elderly drivers, thus far without taking any action. was charged with was cited for negligent operation and leaving the scene of a crash with property damage.
Source: Boston Herald
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