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download-1-1-300x168Pittsfield, MA (July 11, 2018) – A rear-end collision in Pittsfield on Tuesday sent one person to the hospital.  Just after 4:00 pm, Matthew Hoag of Cheshire was operating a 2004 Honda Accord on South Street when he rear-ended a 2007 Hyundai Elantra driven by 71 year old Manzel Morton of Pittsfield.   Both drivers pulled their cars off the road and waited for police to arrive.  Traffic in the area was slow to get by while the crash scene remained active.

Berkshire police arrived on scene and Morton complained of injuries sustained in the rear-end crash.  She was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where her condition is currently unknown. It is expected that Hoag will be cited for causing the crash, however, it is unknown what caused him not to stop in time to avoid a collision.

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https://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/files/2018/06/2000px-Injured.svg_-300x300.pngOrleans, MA (July 6, 2018) – Injuries were reported in a rear-end collision in Orleans, Massachusetts on Thursday.  Around 4:00 pm, three vehicles, including a box truck, were involved in the rear-end crash on Route 6 near exit 12.  The Orleans Fire Department and Eastham Fire Department, along with police officers and an ambulance responded to the crash.

Two people were transported by ambulance to Cape Cod Hospital while a third person refused treatment for their injuries.  The extent and severity of injuries are unknown at this time.  Orleans police are still investigating the crash and have not stated which vehicle started the chain of events in the rear-end crash.  No charges were immediately issued on Thursday.  Traffic in the area was clogged as the westbound lanes of Route 6 were closed while police were on scene.

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download-1-1-300x168A rear-end collision in Harwich, Massachusetts sent four people to the hospital with injuries on Wednesday afternoon.  The crash occurred on Queen Anne Road at Popple Road.  This particular stretch is a construction zone that has been narrowed to  one lane due to the ongoing work in the area.

Police report that around 3:00 pm a Honda Civic was slowed or stopped on Queen Anne due to construction delays.  A Toyota Corolla approached the Civic from behind and failed to reduce its speed in time to avoid a rear-end collision.  The force of the collision resulted in injuries to four people in the Civic.  The injured were taken to Cape Cod hospital by ambulance to be treated.  Their injuries, although serious, do not appear to be life-threatening.  Harwich police officers are handling the accident investigation.  Firefighters from the Brewster and Chatham Fire Departments also assisted with investigation on scene.  There is no word on whether charges will be handed down as a result of the crash.

Rear-End Collision

Today, Officer Christopher Paze issued a report of a multi-vehicle crash on Monday afternoon that sent three individuals to the hospital. The collision occurred on Route 104 near 1052 Pleasant Street shortly after 4 p.m., when a Ford pickup truck traveling westbound rear-ended a Honda minivan.Bridgewater multi-vehicle collision injuries

The driver of the Ford pickup was Brittany Akstin, 29-years-old; she was ultimately cited for vehicle code violations. She was transported to Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital to attend to her injuries. The other occupants of her vehicle were uninjured.

In response to the rear-end collision, the minivan driver tried to turn left towards Brownfield Drive to remove herself from the path of oncoming traffic. The driver was a Bridgewater resident, and nearly 60 years-old. She did not move quickly enough, and was hit by a Jeep Sport Utility Vehicle, causing her to then collide head-on with a Toyota sedan.