You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Norfolk DA says he suffered ‘medical episode’ before crash

Two days after he caused a four-car crash in a car leased by the state, Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey released a statement explaining that he had suffered a “medical episode” and lost consciousness before his car veered into an oncoming lane of traffic in Milton.

“Fatigue, dehydration, and extreme temperatures contributed to my loss of consciousness,” Morrissey said in a statement issued Thursday. “On my doctor’s advice, I plan to take some time off to recuperate.”

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week