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Traffic was delayed on the Mass Pike traveling eastbound in Chicopee because of a brush fireChicopee Mass Pike Highway FIre

According to Massachusetts State Police Trooper reports, the fire could be seen near  Exit 6.

There are no further details on whether vehicles were involved, or if any injuries were sustained due to an accident.

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A couple of individuals were severely injured when they crashed head-on into each other. The accident happened near Hopkins and Dorcester Streets tonight.Billerica Head-On Collision Injuries

One of them was not conscious and the other was trapped in the vehicle. Numerous emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the intersection.

The incident took place at almost 7 p.m. on the border of Billerica.

Hopkins Street was reopened to vehicles at 8 p.m..

Billerica streets that were affected include Alexander Road at Cook Street which was shut down.

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Thirty  year old Peter J. Rizzo was in Worcester Superior Court today facing charges of leaving an accident scene where there was property damage. Worcester Accident Personal Injury

He was also charged with wrong way driving. The judge allowed him to complete the Brain at Risk Program, which must be completed within the year.

However, Mr. Rizzo must still pay restitution to the injured victim in the amount of $2,300 plus court fees.

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Nearly 24 hours after a multi-vehicle crash at the Gas Depot in Brockton, a female victim of the crash was declared dead today.Brockton Gas Station Multi-Vehicle Accident Fatality

Reports from the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office indicate that victim as in her 50s and had refused treatment at the scene of the accident on Thursday. The female eventually arrive at the Brockton Hospital where she was then transferred to Beth Israel Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

On Thursday, around 10 a.m., law enforcement were dispatched to the gas station at Main Street and Perkins Street. There, they discovered that a GMC Yukon collided into the female victim’s vehicle, before crashing into the gas station – slamming into a pole in the process. The GMC Yukon was stopped by another vehicle at the gas station.

The identities of the people involved have not been released.

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On Thursday afternoon Boston firefighters were dispatched to a home for something other than a fire. Boston Firefighter Rescue

They were able to save a female resident after she was trapped underneath a grate in the rear of the house.

According to reports, she was attempting to keep warm.

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Firefighters in Springfield squelched a truck blaze on Switzer Avenue this afternoon. The fire disintegrated the truck engine, the trailer and two vehicles that strapped on the trailer, according to a fire official. Springfield Vehicle Fire Accident

Dennis Leger, assistant of Fire Commissioner Bernard J. Calvi reported that the incident happened prior to 3 p.m. on 170 Switzer Street.

Firefighters came on scene to find the trailer already on fire.

Arson and Bomb Squads are figuring out the cause of the fire.

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It is common knowledge that driving is most dangerous when driving on an unknown route. Distracted driving accident Massachusetts lawyers

The risk in that scenario increases when the driver is following another driver to a final destination. It is the worry of losing the car in front of you that distracts the driver.

Doing everything possible to remain in the line of sight of the driver is what contributes to the risk of accident.

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Information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of the most dangerous months of the year to be driving are July and August. Massachusetts personal injury attorney

As summer approaches, it is important to learn about what makes summer driving so dangerous.

Some cities in Massachusetts will report an increase in drivers during the summer months because of tourists.

More people on the road means more car accident deaths and injuries during the summer.

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Dogs are family, and are a child’s best friend. The family dog is generally good for the family, it can teach important life lessons. Massachusetts dog bite attorney

But, while dogs and young ones can enjoy a friendship, dog attacks against children happen. They occur annually and injure children in varying degrees. Remember that any interaction between dogs and children should always be watched carefully. Especially when the children are young and when the dog is a acclimatizing to the environment.

Reasons for a Dog Bite

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Riding a bicycle is typically a very safe activity. Especially now that there are better pieces of safety equipment available, and increased motorist awareness of the dangers of sharing the road. Massachusetts bicycle accident attorneys

Bicyclists also have their own set of laws to which they must abide like motorists. Bicyclists have the duty, too, of operating their bike on the road in such a way as to prevent the risks inherent in sharing the road with motorists. The prevalence of bike lanes have helped in decreasing injuries and fatalities.

There is still more that can be done to keep us all safe on the roadways when we share the road.

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