State Police report arresting a Boston man they say tried beating up a trooper who had stopped him for speeding on Rte. 24 in Randolph early Saturday, in an attack that included him reaching for the trooper's gun and pushing him into the middle of the road, after first punching him in the head. Read more.
State Police report that sometime before 6:20 p.m., a driver flew off I-93 southbound at the Leverett ramp, landing on the ramp rather than continuing to plunge down to the ground or water. The driver was taken to the hospital "conscious and alert," State Police say. NECN reports the driver, a 19-year-old from Lynn, was standing next to his car when troopers arrived.
State Police credit the lack of traffic early this morning for the lack of any crashes due to a Reading man speeding down I-93 southbound on the northbound side from Wilmington all the way to Leverett Circle, where he got on Storrow Drive the wrong way before finally getting cornered in a parking lot near Mass. General. Read more.
MassDOT announced today it's re-opening the HOV lane on I-93 southbound to help deal with the congestion that's been returning to local highways since the spring - after the Conservation Law foundation threatened a lawsuit. Read more.
Kim reports getting on I-93 south from Storrow Drive around noon, just in time to watch a caravan of about 20 vehicles of reality deniers heading south, including at least one truck with of former Fox viewers. They were still headed south as she exited in Quincy.
A Brockton resident faces an OUI charge after crashing a Ford F-250 into a State Police cruiser on I-93 southbound in Milton, just before Squantum Street, around 10:20 p.m. on Monday, State Police say.
The trooper was taken to Milton Hospital with minor injuries, while Kimberly Johnson, 40, was taken to a State Police barracks to be booked on a charge of OUI - alcohol.
WBZ reports a Cape Cod woman whose car had been spotted moving erratically on Rte. 3 earlier in the day hit a barrier at Exit 14 in Dorchester, spinning out and starting a chain-reaction crash involving six other vehicles, including a private ambulance. She was declared dead at the scene.
Shortly before 3 p.m. on Aug. 21, 1969, a crew of Penn Central workers had just gotten three locomotives ready to haul freight from the Dover Street yard in South Boston to a yard in Albany, NY. The fuel tanks were full and the engines were on to await the "hostler," the yard engineer who would drive the locomotives over to the freight area to connect them to the cars for their trip. Read more.
Live Boston reports a woman flipped her car around 3 a.m. on I-93 south, about a mile before the Neponset Circle exit. The apparent driver, found next to the car, was unable to tell State Police how the car flipped or what happened to her clothes. She was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.
Live Boston reports that just before midnight, a tractor trailer headed north on I-93 flipped over near the Morrissey Boulevard exit. The driver was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.
Live Boston reports a four-vehicle crash on I-93 southbound near the Bryant Street overpass in Milton early this morning sent at least four people to the hospital and shut the road for an hour. Read more.
A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle around 8:45 p.m. on the Mass. Ave. connector near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard and was rushed to nearby Boston Medical Center in serious condition. Boston and State Police shut the busy intersection and some surrounding roads, including the offramp from I-93 to allow for an investigation.