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download-3-4Merrimac, MA (July 5, 2018) – A multi car pile-up on I-495 Wednesday resulted in traffic headaches for holiday travelers and caused injuries to those involved in the crash.  The collision happened just after 4:00 pm on 495 North just prior to Broad Street.  Multiple vehicles were involved in this crash.  One of the vehicles ended up off the roadway and came to rest on the right shoulder, resulting in that area being blocked.  Traffic backed up for a considerable distance leading towards the crash scene until police could clear the damaged vehicles from the road.

At least one was injured in the crash and received medical treatment as a result.  The extent and severity of injuries remains unknown at this time.  Police were able to clear the roadway within an hour and allow traffic to pass through again.  The accident remains under investigation.  No word on the identities of those involved.

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Accident Involving Police VehicleWorcester, MA (July 5, 2018) – Several hit and run accidents were reported on Wednesday morning in Worcester, Massachusetts.  Police were busy on the holiday responding to one crash after another.

At approximately 7:00 am officers were dispatched to the 1 block of View Street on the south side of the city in reference to a hit and run between two vehicles.  Police rushed to the site of the collision.  Although they were unable to immediately locate the hit and run driver, they did make contact with the other driver who stated they had been hit by another car prior to the driver fleeing the scene.   The driver sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision and was treated by paramedics on scene.

Police have not released a description of the hit and run vehicle that they are searching for, but it is believed that the vehicle will have front end damage from the collision.  This accident is currently under investigation.  Criminal charges are expected when the driver is apprehended.

Vehicle Accident on Harvard StreetWorcester, MA (July 5, 2018) – The holiday got off to a less than desirable start in Worcester, Massachusetts on Wednesday.  Around 6:00 am, police received reports of a hit and run on Olde Millbury Street.

The accident, involving two vehicles, was investigated by patrol officers.  Upon their arrival, officers confirmed that an accident had just taken place and that one vehicle left the scene before police could speak with the driver.  The other driver remained at the scene and explained that a vehicle had hit them and then fled.  One person was treated on scene for unknown injuries while police worked to complete their traffic investigation.

There is no word on the extent of injuries at this time.  Worcester police are still searching for the hit and run driver and are encouraging members of the public to come forward with any information they may have.

download-6Worcester, MA (July 5, 2018) – An accident with personal injuries occurred in Worcester on Wednesday.  The accident happened around 9:00 pm between two vehicles traveling on Barclay Street.  Worcester police arrived on scene to investigate the crash.  It is not clear at this time what caused the accident.  Officers discovered that they accident involved injury to one driver and called for an ambulance to respond to the scene and administer medical treatment. Paramedics treated one person on the scene for their injuries.

Traffic on Barclay Street was momentarily delayed while officers investigated and cleared the crash.  There is no update on the condition of the injured victim.  Police continue to investigate the accident and have not identified the drivers.  No charges were issued on Wednesday and it is not clear whether charges will be issued at a later date.

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Accident on Massachusetts Turnpike Injures Ludlow WomanWorcester, MA (July 5, 2018) – An elderly couple from Worcester died in a July 4th crash.  The crash happened Wednesday afternoon around 2:45 pm at Berry Road.  Officers responding to the scene found the couple, an 87 year old man and an 82 year old woman, trapped inside their vehicle.  An ambulance rushed the couple to a nearby hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Witnesses reported seeing a 2011 Camry traveling on Lynnwood Lane before running through a stop sign and crashing into a boulder, apparently without slowing down.  The vehicle was observed to be traveling in the wrong direction on the opposite side of the road just before the crash.

There is no word on what caused the crash to occur.  Authorities are still investigating all possibilities and have not ruled out any potential causes at this time.  The deceased couple has not been identified.

download-6-1-300x168Mashpee, MA (July 4, 2018) – A child playing on Wakeby Pond suffered a severe leg injury on Tuesday evening.  The accident happened around 6:00 pm near Route 130.  According to initial reports, the child was in a tube on the pond when the injury occurred.   The child was apparently struck by a boat.  A medflight helicopter was called in airlift the young victim to a hospital.  However, authorities soon learned that the helicopter was too far away and instead elected to have the child transported by ambulance to Hasbro Childrens Hospital. It is not immediately clear if the was struck by the propeller or some other part of the boat.

The child’s injury has been classified as serious but no further details are given at this time.  The incident remains under investigation with local authorities as of Wednesday.

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Pedestrian Accident on American Legion HighwayWorcester, MA (July 4, 2018) – A pedestrian accident occurred in Worcester on Tuesday morning.   Around 10:00, police were dispatched to the 1 block of Water Street in reference to a pedestrian vs. vehicle accident. Patrol officers quickly discovered that a pedestrian had been injured in this crash.  Officers radioed for an ambulance to respond to the scene to treat the injured pedestrian.  At this time, there is no word on the pedestrian’s condition.

From all indications, the driver involved in this crash cooperated with the Worcester police investigation.  No charges have been issued.  There is no further information available as of Wednesday morning.

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hire boston personal injury lawyerWorcester, MA (July 4, 2018) – Police in Worcester responded to a hit and run accident on Tuesday afternoon.  The hit and run took place in the 200 block of Pleasant Street and involved two vehicles.  One vehicle left the scene of the crash before officers could arrive.  The other vehicle remained on scene and cooperated with investigators.  One person suffered injuries in the crash.  The extent and severity of the injuries could not be immediately verified as of Wednesday.

Police are actively investigating this incident as they continue to search for the responsible driver.  There is no word on the type of vehicle that they are looking for at this time.  No other details surrounding the crash have been released.

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Vehicle Accident on Cornerstone SquareWorcester, MA (July 4, 2018) – Several injury accidents were reported in Worcester on Tuesday, July 3rd.  Police were seemingly busy throughout the day going from one crash scene to another.  Some of the accidents involved injury to drivers involved.

An injury crash was reported to police around 1:00 pm.  The accident took place on Major Taylor Boulevard.  Injuries were sustained in the crash.   Patrol officers responded to the crash scene and closed down the roadway while they investigated.  This resulted in motorists experiencing some early afternoon delays while the investigation remained ongoing.

Police are still looking into the cause of the crash.  They will seek to determine whether one or more drivers were negligent in causing the collision and, if appropriate, will issue a citation for traffic law violations at the appropriate time.  As of Wednesday morning, there was no word on charges associated with the crash.

Vehicle Accident on Harvard StreetWorcester, MA (July 4, 2018) – Worcester Police were called out to a crash on Tuesday in the 400 block of Grove Street.  Around 2:00 pm police received a report of a crash with injuries at this location.  Officers responded to the call and arrived on scene shortly thereafter.  At least one person sustained injuries in the crash but it is not known at this time whether the injuries are considered serious or life-threatening.

A crash investigation is ongoing with the Worcester Police Department.  At this time, officers have not publicly released a cause for the crash.  A number of factors, including speed, driver inattention and violations of traffic laws will be considered in determining legal responsibility.  No additional information is available at this time.

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