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By adamg - 10/21/19 - 8:48 am

WBZ reports a driver who hit a pedestrian on Washington Street around 2 a.m. just kept on driving.

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 10:23 pm

A car crashed into several other cars on Shawmut Avenue near Lenox Street shortly after 10 p.m. Several people suffered injuries; four cars were damaged enough to require tows. The driver fled on foot.

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 4:28 pm

Scott reports somebody plastered car windshields at the Centre Street CVS today with flyers that declare West Roxbury the safest walking and bicycling neighborhood in the city and that the only reason the city is looking at reducing the number of travel lanes on the street is because of sinister "outside special interests." Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/19 - 8:50 am

Police in Medford are warning Accord owners:

These crimes seem to be occurring in the overnight hours under the cover of darkness in various parts of the city. We ask those of you that own Honda Accords and neighbors of those to be extra vigilant in watching for strange cars or people that may be casing a car in your neighborhood.

By adamg - 10/16/19 - 8:40 am
Smush at Commonwealth Avenue and Washington Street in Brighton

People coming into town on the Green Line from Boston College could be 15 minutes late due to a collision between a trolley and a pickup at Comm. Ave. and Washington Street. NBC Boston reports one injury.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 2:55 pm

A divided Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that crossing the "fog line" that separates a road from its shoulder, even if just for a couple seconds, is a marked-lane violation that a cop driving behind you can use as justification to pull you over. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/19 - 7:34 am
Bus crash aftermath in Hyde Park

Crash aftermath. Photo by Chris Dunn.

WFXT reports a school bus and a car collided at River Street and Metropolitan Avenue this morning. No school children were on the bus.

By adamg - 10/6/19 - 11:01 pm

State Police report a Winthrop man who drove his 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse convertible into a parked pickup truck on WInthrop Shore Drive around 3 p.m. currently faces an OUI charge but will face additional charges because both of his passengers died, one at the scene, the other at the hospital. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/19 - 9:07 am

WBZ interviews the driver of the car out of which a woman jumped in the middle of the O'Neill Tunnel yesterday morning, during a ride from Logan to Mattapan.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 11:25 am

WBZ reports the woman suffered life-threatening injuries and that a State Police investigation includes trying to get an answer to the question of why she got out of the ride-share car in the middle of the tunnel.

By adamg - 9/28/19 - 12:44 pm
Crash and South and Centre streets

Evan Judd reports on this crash on South Street where it joins Centre Street near Holy Name in West Roxbury:

Someone just drove their SUV into a parked car.

By adamg - 9/28/19 - 10:11 am

Live Boston reports the two people were taken to local hospitals with life-threatening injuries in the crash around 3:30 a.m. at Harvard and Brighton avenues. Police say the scooter driver ran a red light, WBZ reports.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 11:53 pm
Squished truck

Ed. note: Sometimes a picture isn't worth quite a thousand words. I originally wrote the sign took out the truck, based on the photo. In fact, the photo shows where the driver stopped after hitting the Silber Footbridge, which is what State Police said and I missed in my zeal for a funny headline. I've corrected the headline and post.

Police report Storrow truck drivers batted .333 this morning: One cracked his truck open like a walnut while two others managed to avoid the embarrassment - if not the tickets State Police routinely hand out to drivers who manage to get on the truck-unfriendly road. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 9:16 am

MassDOT reports five weeks of overnight repair work on the Father Hart Bridge in Readville begins Sunday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/19 - 5:41 pm
Foggy O'Neill Tunnel in downtown Boston

Giedz reports a "very eerie" ride on I-93 northbound through the tunnel this rush hour.

By adamg - 9/23/19 - 6:47 pm

State Police report a Quincy man heading south on Morrissey Boulevard suffered serious injuries when he hit the rear panel of a Chevy Spark whose driver was turning right into the Star Market parking lot about 1:20 p.m.

State Police say the man, 43, was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the car was unhurt.

By adamg - 9/20/19 - 10:35 pm
Car into building on Washington Street in the South End

Around 8:20 p.m., Shamus Moynihan ran across this car into a building at Washington and East Concord streets, about four blocks from where a two-car crash sent another car into a a building at Washington and Northampton streets on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 9:00 am

WFXT reports the family of young man driving an Altima in Dorchester was able to find the pickup of the guy who hit him yesterday morning by following the skidmarks one of the guy's tires left for a mile after it locked during the crash. He wound up in an employee parking lot at a Boston public-works facility; police cited him for leaving the scene of a crash and his bosses are now investigating. The victim was taken to Children's Hospital, but was released later in the day.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 9:35 am
Car crash at Northampton and Washington streets

A two-car crash this morning at Washington and Northampton streets in Roxbury sent one of the cars into the front of Shamso, a new hair salon that is the first in New England for women who wear a hijab.

The other car in the crash ... Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 7:53 am
Harvard Square crash scene

Post-crash scene, with the boom truck that was involved. Photo by Chris Devers.

Updated, 1:30 p.m.

Authorities report a woman in her 60s was hit and killed by a boom truck as she tried to cross the street in Harvard Square at 6:53 a.m. Read more.

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