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Pedestrian Accident at South Hampton StreetNorth Adams, MA (July 4, 2018) – Police in North Adams, Massachusetts have identified and charged a driver in a very serious pedestrian accident that occurred last month.

On June 24, a 33 year old  man, whose name has not been released, had just exited a parked car at 291 West Main Street.  Upon exiting, the pedestrian was struck by an oncoming vehicle.  He was airlifted from the crash scene by a medical helicopter and transported to Bay State Medical Center.  He currently remains at Bay State in critical condition.

On Tuesday police issued charges against the driver, identified as 31 year old Galeb Garhartt.  Garhartt, of Pownal, Vermont, is charged with a marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

images-3-1Worcester, MA (July 4, 2018) – Police have completed their investigation into a fatal pedestrian accident that took place in Worcester last month.

On June 12, 20 year old Gabriella Lowell was walking along Grafton Street, about a half-mile from her home.  Lowell was walking home from a nearby McDonald’s around 9:00 pm.  She was in a marked cross-walk, approximately three quarters of the way to the other side of the road when she was struck by an SUV.   Ms. Lowell was taken to a nearby hospital where she later died from her injuries.

The driver, a 21 year old, stopped at the scene and cooperated with police.  The driver was visibly emotional and could be seen crying while talking to investigators.  No charges were issued at the time.

In disturbing news out of Boston, a motorist is accused of a hit and run crash causing personal injury.  The incident allegedly took place around 7:00 pm on Monday evening at Franklin Park Road within the Boston City limits.   Police initially responded to a call regarding an accident at that location and dispatchers sent  Officer Joseph Simonson of the BPD out to investigate.

When Officer Simonson arrived he discovered one person suffering from injuries received in the accident.  The injured victim was tended to by medical personnel while Officer Simonson investigated the crash.  After speaking with witnesses on scene, Officer Simonson determined that this was a multi vehicle crash and that one driver fled the scene before police arrival.  The BPD is classifying this incident as a hit and run with personal injuries.   The driver has not been apprehended at this time and there is no word on the condition of the injured victim.  Police could file criminal charges against the hit and run driver.

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