Mass. men charged with OUI in two rollover crashes

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WORCESTER, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Two men are facing OUI charges for rollover crashes that happened within thirty minutes of each other in the Worcester area.

Mass. State Police say the first crash happened at about 11:45 p.m. Friday on the ramp from Route 12 to I-190 in Worcester. The driver, 24-year-old Matthew Melvin, of Shrewsbury, was not injured in the crash. He was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and marked lanes violation.

Melvin will be arraigned Tuesday.

Thirty minutes later, Mass. State Police responded to another single-car rollover crash on I-495 at exit 23C in Southborough. The driver, 44-year-old Jeffrey Phelan, of Bridgewater, was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Phelan was issued a summons for operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to wear a seatbelt.

An arraignment date was not released for Phelan Saturday.