State Police report arresting a woman they say drove into two women and three children around 5 p.m. at Rte. 145 near North Shore Road. One child, 5, died, State Police say. Read more.
A citizen is more than concerned in Mattapan: He or she is outraged about an abandoned car on Tampa Street - and has filed ten 311 reports about it over the past 24 hours. The complaints start with their ire focused squarely on that most noted of Milton residents - Marty Walsh, of course - but eventually come to blame progressives and their love of street art: Read more.
Get 'er up to ramming speed and damn the torpedoes! DF captured the scene on Storrow Drive inbound at the Silber footbridge around 6 p.m. Scroll down the comments for a photo of the truck's contents.
I saw someone standing next to the car, so I am hoping there were no serious injuries. Still, I don't get how so many cars crash along this divider. So many.
Thomas Papathanasiou shows us the aftermath of a one-car crash on Centre Street southbound, just before Louders Lane, around 1:40 a.m. on Monday.
WBZ reports on the elimination of a lane outbound at the start of Storrow Drive.
Kim Kendricken reports that around 8 p.m., she drove past an unusual scene on Washington Street inbound, just before West Roxbury Parkway: A deer lying on the ground, with two cars pulled over and some glass in the road. She said the deer did not appear mortally wounded: Read more.
A tree plunged to the ground on the southbound side of the VFW Parkway at Spring Street, around 10:30 p.m. State Police shut the road to let a crew chop the treemains into small enough pieces to cart away.
NBC Boston reports on a crash at Walk Hill and Harvard streets around 1 p.m. on Tuesday.
What better place to put a sign urging motorists to "share the road" with bicyclists than in the bicycle lane? Liam Sullivan spotted this sign on Western Avenue in Allston this morning.
A woman was hit by a vehicle around 6 p.m. at South Huntington Avenue and Perkins Street.
JP Shipley shows us what happened when the driver of a big rig tried to cram under the Orange Line's Medford Street bridge in Malden this morning.
The Cambridge Civic Journal reports city officials have concluded so-called Icelandic crosswalks would cause more trouble than they solve in East Cambridge, because the optical illusions might cause some drivers to swerve to avoid them.
In one formal study, between 10-14% of drivers swerved upon seeing the markings, perhaps believing them to be real raised objects in the roadway. Swerving would not be a safe maneuver for either the driver or other users on the road.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports. In 2016, the city reduced the default city speed limit from 30 to 25. You may recall that before the city did that, councilors approved a reduction to 20 but were stymied by state law. Councilors say that today, as then, the issue is safety - for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers themselves.
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