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By adamg - 6/25/19 - 7:54 am

Traffic is a mess and news copters from all over are flitting around.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:06 am
Person trapped in SUV

Tori Bedford at WGBH reports from Market and North Beacon streets shortly before midnight: Read more.

By adamg - 6/24/19 - 8:43 am

State Police report a pedestrian was hit on the Mass. Ave. Connector at Mass. Ave. and Melnea Cass Boulevard this morning. The ramp from the Expressway to the connector and the ramp from Frontage Road are both shut for an investigation. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/19 - 10:28 am
Flipped car in Roslindale

Matt M. photographed the aftermath of a two-car crash that left one car on its side on Poplar Street at Chisholm Street, near the Conley School, in Roslindale around 3 a.m. The second car was off to the right, behind the firefighters. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 6:23 pm
Truck jammed into Dudley bus station

No doubt there's a hell of a good story behind this truck getting wedged in nice and tight at the Dudley Square bus station this afternoon. "Not a day goes by without some action in Dudley Square," FORCV, who took the photo, notes.

By adamg - 6/21/19 - 1:47 pm
Bus with busted wheel

Neal Gaffey watched this pair try to figure out what to do about the charter bus with the wheel that came off on Court Street at the turn to Tremont Street by City Hall today.

DD808 took a longer view of the situation: Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/19 - 11:51 pm
Fleetwood exxplains problems at large intersections.

Fleetwood explains problems at large intersections.

Boston transportation officials tonight unwrapped a proposal to make Centre Street safer through a new configuration with a single travel lane for motor vehicles in each direction, a center turn lane and dedicated bicycle lanes. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/19 - 5:25 pm

Boston transportation officials tomorrow will show off their formal plans for curbing vehicular mayhem along Centre Street, spurred on by a pedestrian's death at Centre and Hastings in February. Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 5:55 pm

WFXT shows us the car into the house at Wood Avenue at Ruskindale Road; reports no students in the bus at the time.

By adamg - 6/15/19 - 7:55 pm

A water-main break at 710 Gallivan Blvd., across from the CVS, has flooded and shut the road. Several buildings along Gallivan have taken on water.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 7:30 pm
Volvo in water off Terminal Street in Charlestown

KMV reports first responders rushed to the boat ramp off Terminal Street in Charlestown after a Volvo station wagon somehow wound up in the water there. After divers found no sign of a person in the water, a major tow truck pulled it out of the water.

By jamieteevee - 6/12/19 - 3:01 pm
Bruins Fan Down

Traffic was interrupted today on Mass. Ave. Northbound as multiple rescue units responded to a man in the Charles River. He was pulled from the river and was breathing but unconscious when I took this picture. No more details were available.

By adamg - 6/11/19 - 4:06 pm

State Police report the ramps to and from the expressway at Exit 15 (Columbia Point) will be shut at 7 p.m. so workers can try to do something about that derailed Red Line train at JFK/UMass. When will they reopen? State Police say your guess is as good as theirs.

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 8:11 am

Stacos reports both cars in a crash on Columbia Road near Sayward Street rolled over in the crash shortly after 3:30 a.m. and that one caught on fire. NBC Boston reports three people were injured. Photos.

By damaskin - 6/10/19 - 6:54 am

The tower crane for the Little Building construction project will be dismantled the weekend of June 15th and June 16th, weather permitting. The crane removal will require closing Boylston Street
from South Charles to Tremont Street for vehicular traffic only. This work will start on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 1:00 AM through Sunday, June 16, 2019, until 4:00 PM.

If there is inclement weather, the take down of the crane will occur on the following weekend of Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 with the same time frame listed above.

By adamg - 6/8/19 - 9:42 am
Traffic backed up after crash

Backup in the tunnel after the crash. Photo by KMV.

UPDATE: State Police have identify the dead men as Jerry Alphones, 28, of Everett, on a 2006 Honda CBR600, and Aralt Cesaire, 26, of Medford on a 2004 Suzuki GSX-R600, add: "Speed is believed to have been a factor."

State Police report a ride by several motorcyclists through the O'Neill Tunnel northbound around 2 a.m. ended with two of them crashing and dying. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 11:49 am
Newly striped crosswalks at Orchard Park Street and Dubois Street

The Boston Public Works Department reports a crew this morning put down new crosswalk stripes at the intersection of Dubois and Orchard Park streets this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 10:06 am

State Police report a Dorchester man and a female teen racing another car on 128 north in Westwood suffered serious injuries when they were ejected from their Hyundai Elantra after crashing into a third car around 5 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 9:54 am
Truck blocking major intersection of Huntington Ave. and Massachusetts Ave. with sign that tells people they can find out what punishment by transportation means

In Boston, "punishment by transportation" really means having a green light at the intersection of Huntington Avenue and Mass. Ave., only you can't go, because the driver of a truck whose side promises an answer to the question of what "punishment by transportation" means went into the intersection even though he couldn't get through it and then got stuck, blocking traffic, as Phil Winley shows us.

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