A man who was seriously hurt when his moped crashed into a minivan in Boston on Friday has died, police said Monday.
The moped had driven through a red light on Arborway as he traveled northbound on South Street in the city's Forest Hills neighborhood about 6:45 p.m. Friday, according the Massachusetts State Police. Evidence found that the moped was going between 30 and 40 mph .
The moped's driver was Joseph Pielmeier, a 30-year-old who had addresses in Virginia, Boston and Somerville, according to police. He was rushed to nearby Brigham & Women's Hospital with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead Sunday.
The minivan, a Toyota Sienna, had the right of way when the crash happened and police said no charges will be filed against its driver. His 3-year-old daughter, who was secured in a child safety seat, received a bruised shoulder and was treated at Boston Children's Hospital.
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Police said officers found two empty White Claws in Pielmeier's shoulder bag at the scene, along with unopened alcoholic drinks and what appeared to be marijuana and a bowl. It wasn't immediately clear if officers believe Pielmeier was intoxicated at the time of the crash.