Alleged drunk driver refused treatment

By Shaun Moriarty
Citizen Chronicle Writer
shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com

DUDLEY — An alleged drunk driver from Charlton was involved in an accident early Saturday morning.

Matthew Oslowski, 24, was taken into custody by the Dudley Police Department after he was involved in a single car motor vehicle accident around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday. Police said Oslowski was driving a green 2000 Chevrolet Malibu when the accident occurred on Airport Road, near the intersection of Dudley Hill Road.

In a press release, police said the vehicle “was facing east in the westbound lane and had significant damage. It is believed the vehicle was traveling west on Airport Road when it went off the roadway, causing damage to a lawn. It then rolled over, coming to rest in the road.”

Police were joined by first responders from Dudley Fire and Emergency Services, who treated Oslowski for what authorities said appeared to be minor injuries. Police noted Oslowski refused treatment.

Dudley Police asserted they believed Oslowski to be under the influence of alcohol. He was taken into custody and charged with operating under the influence, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Authoritiessaid he is scheduled for arraignment on Tuesday at Dudley District Court. The courthouse is closed on Monday in observance of Presidents Day.

The accident is investigation by Dudley Police Officers Arthur Ferreira, Marek Karlowicz, and James Mastrogiovanni.

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