Driver hits minivan into Milford quarry

A 21-year-old woman, whose child was in the back seat of her sedan, was charged with drunk driving for a crash that sent a minivan carrying three children into a quarry, Milford police said Sunday.

One of the children in the minivan was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries, police said.


Elizabeth M. Faceyof Milford, hit the minivan at East Main Street and Fortune Boulevard around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, police said. The minivan’s driver Aimee M. Mercer, 33, and the three children escaped from the partially-submerged vehicle, police said.

Mercer and the two other children were taken to Milford Whitinsville Regional Hospital for minor injuries, police said. Facey’s three-year-old child was not hurt in the accident, police said.

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Facey was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, committing a serious injury while driving drunk, child endangerment while driving drunk, and failure to stop at a red light.

The Department of Children and Families was notified and is investigating, police said.

Jaclyn Reiss can be reached at
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