State Police report arresting a Revere woman on OUI and child-endangerment charges following a crash on Rte. 16 at Rte. 1 in Revere around midnight.
State Police charge Cecila Miranda, 37, of Revere, was driving with a 6-year-old and a 10-year-old when she somehow flipped the car over, ending up in a ditch.
Witnesses stated that the driver left the scene in a bystander’s vehicle with the younger of the two children, later determined to be a 6-year-old boy, leaving the other child behind, later determined to be a 10-year-old boy. Witnesses stated that another bystander stopped and took the 10-year-old in their vehicle, reportedly to a local hospital. Both children were reported by witnesses to have severe injuries.
Troopers found Miranda at Mass. General Hospital in Boston with the younger child, State Police say, adding that somebody dropped the older child, with severe injuries, off at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. He was transported to Children's Hospital due to the severity of his injuries, according to State Police.
Miranda was charged with OUI with serious bodily injury, two counts of child endangerment while OUI, having an open container of alcohol, leaving the scene of a personal-injury crash, reckless operation, abandoning a motor vehicle and driving with a child under 8 not in a car seat.