A Tuesday night car crash has left a pregnant woman hospitalized and the driver of another car charged in connection to the incident.

Just after 6 p.m. on Tuesday in Haverhill, a Jeep Cherokee driven by a pregnant woman was allegedly struck by driverJosef Leavitt, 24, according to Fox25.

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Authorities responded to the crash on Middle Road and transported the injured woman by helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital, WCVB reported.


Leavitt now faces charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, Fox25 added.

A spokeswoman for Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett told theBoston Globethat prosecutors alleged that Leavitt intentionally caused the car crash and injured the woman, but she did not give a possible motive.

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The name of the victim has not been released by authorities, WCVB added.

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