Norfolk DA Michael Morrissey hospitalized after car accident
Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey was being treated at a hospital early Wednesday morning after being injured in a car accident Tuesday evening in Milton, his spokesman said.
David Traub, a spokesman for Morrissey, said in a statement that the multi-car accident occurred on Centre Street shortly before 6 p.m., and that he was “transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he was treated for injuries resulting from the accident.”
Traub did not provide details of Morrissey’s injuries or say whether he was driving at the time of the accident. He also did not say if there was any word on what caused the accident, but added that three other people were treated at area hospitals and released.
Officials at several major Boston hospitals and at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton said Morrissey was not being treated at their facilities.
“I am very concerned about the well-being of the other parties injured in this accident,” Morrissey, 58, said in the statement, which did not provide any information about the others who were hurt.
Traub also did not identify the hospital where the district attorney was being treated, and he said he had no information on his condition late Tuesday.
Morrissey’s family could not be reached, and a Milton police spokesman did not immediately return a call seeking comment.
Morrissey, of Quincy, was elected as the county’s top prosecutor three years ago and previously served as a state representative from 1977 to 1992 and as a state senator from 1992 to 2010, according to his office’s website.
He was also the founding and managing partner of Boyle, Morrissey & Campo, P.C., a law firm that grew to more than 50 employees with offices in three states, according to the website.Globe correspondent Haven Orecchio-Egresitz contributed to this report. Travis Andersen can be reached firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @TAGlobe.