State Police Subdue Hyannis Man After Alleged Carjacking in Boston

72 year old taken for mental health evaluation...

From Massachusetts State Police:

At 4:44 p.m. multiple 911 callers reported a carjacking that occurred on the Bowker Overpass over Storrow Drive in Boston. A 72-year-old Hyannis man forcibly removed the occupants of Kia SUV before fleeing the scene in the vehicle. He operated the Kia counter to traffic striking numerous other vehicles before crashing and rolling over on Boylston Street near the base of the Bowker Overpass.

Troopers arrived on scene and restrained the man. He was transported to Beth Israel Hospital by ambulance for a mental health evaluation. No other injuries were reported. Charges are being investigated by troopers assigned to State Police-Boston and Troop H Detectives. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on