SOMERSET (WBSM) — A New York Man involved in a Christmas night crash in Somerset that killed three people was indicted Friday on several charges.

Adam Gauthier, 41, was indicted on three counts of motor vehicle manslaughter while operating under the influence and two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Massachusetts State Police of the Dartmouth Barracks received an emergency call at 11 p.m. Christmas night regarding a three-vehicle crash on the Somerset side of the Veterans Memorial Bridge.

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According to police, Gauthier was driving in the wrong direction on Route 6 while crossing the bridge, heading east in the westbound lane, when he struck an SUV head-on.

The crash resulted in the death of Floriano Arruda, 73, Donna Arruda, 68, and their 15-year-old grandson Jacoby Arruda, all from Seekonk.

The crash also resulted in injuries to two other people who were in another vehicle. Gauthier suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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