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FRAMINGHAM – Charges will be filed after a man caused two crashes on Sunday afternoon in Framingham.

A man driving a vehicle caused a crash at Winthrop Street and Mellon Street on Sunday.

The “driver began to drive recklessly down Winthrop St. weaving in and out of traffic crossing the marked double yellow line in the middle of the road,” according to police.

“Traveling around the bend by St. Tarcisius┬áCemetery, (the driver) lost control of his motor vehicle and it rolled onto its┬áside sliding in between a telephone pole and a stone wall,” according to police.

There was a driver and two passengers in the vehicle, according to Police.

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The Winthrop Street crash damaged the wall at St. Tarcisius Cemetery, said Framingham Police Lt. Patricia Grigas.

The telephone pole also was damaged.

Police plan to cite the driver with “negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure to drive within marked lanes, and speeding,” wrote Lt. Grigas,in an email.

The crashes were reported during the 3 o’clock hour on Sunday, December 27.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.