Articles Tagged with fatality

Arthur J. Healey Jr. Killed in Motorcycle CrashWest Yarmouth, MA (July 11, 2018) – A motorcyclist died in crash in West Yarmouth on Tuesday.  The collision occurred near the intersection of Town Brook and Buck Island Roads.  The motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Buck Island when it collided with a car crossing through the intersection.  The force of the impact produced a “non-survivable trauma” according to Yarmouth Police Lieutenant Kevin Lennon.  The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Police are still investigating and Lennon says it is “too early to say what happened.” The road was closed in both directions while police investigated the wreck and remained closed for a significant period of time.  A crash reconstruction team was called in to assist the investigation.  The driver of the vehicle also remained on scene to cooperate with police.   No further details about the crash are available.

Massachusetts Motorcycle Accidents

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-2-5-300x150Lawrence, Massachusetts (June 30, 2018) – A man was struck and killed by an MBTA train on Friday morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts.  Reports of the crash came in just after 11:00 am regarding the man being struck by the train at 65 Merrimack Street.  The man, identified only as a 49 year old, was sitting on the platform tracks when the train came by and struck his legs.  He was pronounced dead at the scene by police and medical workers.

Both the Essex District Attorney’s Office along with the MBTA are investigating the crash.  It is not clear if the man was at fault at this time.   No further details regarding this crash have been released.

Train and Commuter Accidents

graveyard-199x300Taunton, MA (June 29, 2018) – Yesterday we reported on a serious crash involving a car and a motorcycle that took place in a Taunton neighborhood.  The crash occurred when a motorcyclist traveling through the neighborhood struck a car that was backing out of the driveway.  Police described the impact as the motorcyclist broadsiding the car.

Today there is sad news from that collision.  The involved motorcyclist, who was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, has died.  Police have identified him as 20 year old Tiago Amaral of Taunton.  The driver has been identified only as a 46 year old man.  Weather conditions were wet and rainy at the time of crash.  Police in Taunton he emphasized that the crash remains under investigation and, at this time, there is no word on potential charges.

Motorcycle Accidents

images-1-1Authorities were called to a crash on I-84 at approximately 12:30 am Sunday morning. Upon arrival they discovered a collision between a tractor trailer and two other vehicles.  Both sides of the roadway were immediately closed for investigation.

According to state police, they located a tractor trailer in a ditch headed toward a set of trees on the eastbound side of the highway. The other vehicle involved in the crash flipped over and landed upside down against a concrete barrier located in the highway median. Sadly, at least one person died and another person suffered injuries from the crash. Officials have not released the identities of anyone involved in the accident.  Approximately 80 gallons of fuel leaked out from the trailer after the crash. State hazmat teams were called in to clean up the spill.   The highway was closed for about 12 hours while police investigated.  The road was reopened at about 12;30 pm this afternoon.

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