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images-1Lowell, MA (July 5, 2018) – A car struck a home in Lowell, Massachusetts on Tuesday resulting in injuries to one person.  The collision happened on Bridge Street around 11:00 pm.

According to Lowell Fire Captain Paul Laferriere, the vehicle traveled off the roadway for an unknown reason and crashed into the home.  It is unknown if the home was occupied at the time of the crash.  Police and EMS responded to the crash.  The driver was transported to a local hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

Lowell police have not released any additional information on this crash or what may have caused the driver leave the road and crash into the house.  They say that more details will be available after the written crash report is filed.

images-6Lowell, MA (July 4, 2018) – A woman riding a scooter in Lowell, Massachusetts was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on Tuesday night.  The woman was riding on Middlesex Street near the corner of West Aldea Street around 10:00 when she was struck by an SUV passing through the area.  The SUV driver fled the scene immediately after the crash and before police could arrive on the scene.

The injured woman was airlifted to a Boston hospital with serious injuries, according to Lowell Police Captain Paul LaFerriere.  It is unknown whether her injuries are life-threatening as of Wednesday morning.  The intersection of Middlesex and West Aldea was closed for nearly two hours while police investigated the crash.  Emergency broadcasts just after the collision indicated that the SUV had heavy front end damage.

Police are still searching for the hit and run driver and their investigation into the crash remains ongoing.  No other information is available at this time.

22ndPedestrian Accident in BostonLowell, MA (July 1, 2018) – A child was struck by a car after running out into the road in Lowell, Massachusetts.  The accident happened on Saturday morning.  The boy, identified as a 5 year old was playing in a front yard at 74 Hanks Street in Lowell.  For an unknown reason, the boy ran into the roadway and was struck by a vehicle passing through the neighborhood.  A medical helicopter was called to the scene to treat the boy for injuries.  His condition is not known at this time but it is believed that, fortunately, his injuries are not life-threatening.

The driver of the car remained on scene to cooperate with police.  No charges have been filed at this time but it is unknown if police intend to pursue charges at a later date.  The accident remains under further investigation by Lowell Police.

Pedestrian Accidents

Posted on April 30, 2018

four deadMotorcycle fatalities are up once against due to the weather becoming much brighter. An Easton man passed away in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place in Easton on Sunday night, which marked the third deadly motorcycle accident involving someone from Massachusetts in four days.

The first accident took place when a 25-year-old man from Lowell died following a crash when he was traveling at high rates of speed. On Friday morning, a 31-year-old lost his life when he crashed into a furniture truck in Somerset while riding his motorcycle. And, lastly, a 26-year-old lost his life when speeding in Quincy on his motorcycle, which caused him to lose control.

On Monday a male in his 60s was involved in a fatal pedestrian car accident in Lowell. Bystanders at the scene have revealed today that the man Lowell Pedestrian Fatalitywas  on the curb and fell off the curb when the pickup truck hit him. News reports have still not provided his identity.

The witnesses, Penny Cote and Joe Johnson, to the tragic event were actually on the sidewalk with the man when he lost his balance and fell into the street. They say that the truck driver did not leave after the accident.

 

An investigation is ongoing.

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At 5 p.m. on Monday a male in his 60s was hit by a vehicle, driven by a man in his 30s, and killed while on a walk in Lowell. The accident occurred on Lowell fatal pedestrian accidentChurch Street near Warrent Street according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. The man was taken to a nearby hospital with severe injuries, where he succumbed to those injuries.

Lowell Police, Massachusetts State Police and the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section are looking into the incident.

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