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This morning, in Brockton, an unidentified female was hit by a vehicle.Brockton Pedestrian hit by Car, Sustains Serious Injuries

She was taken to Boston Medical Center by Brockton Fire Department with severe injuries.

The female pedestrian was hit on Gladstone Street. The accident occurred around 11 a.m., no other details have been released by Brockton police.

The injuries were to the lower part of her body.

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Springfield police shut down Bradley Road early this morning due to a car accident. The vehicle hit a pole in the middle of the night. The road was closed for hours. Springfield's Bradley Road Shut Down After Overnight Crash

According to Springfield Police Sgt. Piemonte the collision occurred around 4 a.m.

There were no injuries reported and the driver was the only one on the vehicle. There was extensive damage to the pole, such that an Eversource crew was dispatched to begin repairs.

Bradley Road re-opened around 3 p.m. The Springfield Police Department is still undergoing a review of the accident to determine the cause.

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Today, the City of Plymouth police released their logs for reports of motor vehicle accidents. Today’s reports covered the week ending in Friday April 20. City of Plymouth Sees Numerous Car Accidents During Week Ending in April 20

On Monday, April 16, there were two morning car accidents reported on Route 3. At about 2: 00 p.m. another collision occurred, which was reported from Long Pond Road. All parties involved in that incident remained on scene to exchange information. There was a final accident at about 6: 30 p.m., reported on Court Street. There were no further details about injuries or causes of the accidents.

On Tuesday, April 17, there were three car accidents in Plymouth in the afternoon. They occurred on Home Depot Drive, Court Street and Commerce Way. None was reported as being hit-and-run accidents. Two collisions occurred in the evening on State Road and Summer Street. Again, no further information was released as to causes of the accidents or injuries.
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Did you know that taking your eyes off the road while driving 55 miles per hour, for even one sec means that you will have missed traveling the length of a football field. That is a lot of scenery and roadway conditions you would have missed.  National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Five seconds are the typical amount of time it takes to engage with a text message.

April is  National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.

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Unexpected tire failure can turn into a serious situation. Are You Driving on Safe Tires?

In a tire-blowout accident, remaining calm can help save your life. In an unexpected tire failure scenario, simply slowly lift your foot from the gas pedal.

Avoid using your brakes. maneuver your car in a straight line and let it slowly come to a stop at a safe location away from the flow of traffic.

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If you file a Boston personal injury lawsuit, the amount you will receive in an award or settlement depends on many factors. Mainly, it depends on the financial damaged you Boston What to Know About Whiplash Claims (Part 1)incurred, the non-financial damages, and your liability for the accident.

Financial

Financial damages are legally called “economic damages”. They are are accident-related costs that you can easily compute. This means items such as medical costs, lost earnings, and the lost earning potential are all types of economic damage. An award is designed to reimburse you for financial expenses that you would not have had if the collision never happened.

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Car collisions are an everyday occurrence in Boston. Victims in car accidents can sustain a variety of injuries.Boston What to Know About Whiplash Claims (Part 1)

Whiplash is perhaps the most well-known, and often occurring injury in a car accident in Boston.

Although common, whiplash is grossly misunderstood. Whiplash is specifically an injury to the neck from intense, quick back-and-forth movement of the neck. The term whiplash comes from the movement that creates the injury. This type of action can cause severe injury to the neck and spine.

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This morning, at about 10:30 a.m., Route 28 Southbound was shut down due to a car accidentCar Crash Closes Route 28

The portion of the highway near MacArthur Blvd to Otis Rotary in Bourne, was closed off.

The highway was reopened several hours later. However, another lane remained close for repairs to a pole.

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Danvers police logs released today indicate that there were two similar accidents in the evening on Thursday, April 19. Two Hit-and-Run Accidents in Danvers on Thursday

An officer was dispatched to 466 Newbury St., at approximately 6:50 p.m., for a hit-and-run accident. There were no further details on the extent of damages, or cause.

Officers were also dispatched to Andover Street, at around 8:30 p.m., for another hit-and-run accident. No further details were provided.

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The Beverly police logs released today reveal that an accident occurred yesterday, on April 20.Hit-and-Run Accident Under Investigation in Beverly

Police reported to 8 Bow Street at about 1:30 p.m.

While there, they discovered a hit-and-run accident scene with damage.

A witness spoke to authorities, however no further details have been released publicly.

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