Kim C. spotted the aftermath of a bad crash on I-95 north in Canton this morning.
The Weston Fire Department reports firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to remove a truck driver from what was left of his vehicle near the Grove Street exit on 128 northbound in Newton early this morning.
Firefighters from Newton, Wellesley and Weston responded to the crash, which tied up traffic on the road.
Roving UHub photographer Mark Stephens reports the firetrucks were just pulling up after he took this photo on Rte. 128 southbound around 11:55 a.m.
Rick Macomber shows us the scene on the ramp from 128 north to the turnpike, where a tractor trailer rolled over before 5 a.m. and kept the ramp shut until around 8:15. State Police report the driver suffered minor injuries.
Same place, different truck in May.
State Police report an early-morning rollover by a tractor trailer hauling frozen food shut the ramps from the turnpike to 128 and the ramp from 128 north to the turnpike. The vehicle was righted and moved out shortly before 7 a.m.
By now, the story of why I-95 doesn't go straight through Boston is well known: Bands of determined residents helped convinced Gov. Francis Sargent we really didn't need a couple of superhighways rammed through Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and Somerville - I-95 and the I-695 "inner belt." Read more.
A flaming garbage truck turned 128 north near the turnpike into a parking lot, Antoinette Antonio reports.
Why should T riders have all the fun? Roving UHub photographer Sean Owen reports car traffic being slowed to a crawl out by 128 this morning thanks to a slow-moving Green Line trolley (no doubt on its way to upstate New York to be refurbished).
A bus carrying 22 Metco students home to Boston from the Ephraim Curtis Middle School in Sudbury this afternoon overturned after a crash with a pickup truck at the Weston/Waltham line on Rte. 128, State Police and Sudbury School Superintendent Anne Wilson report. Read more.
UPDATE, 3 p.m. State Police report all travel lanes are open again.
State Police reports the crash, just south of the Winn Street exit, has shut all four travel lanes. The breakdown lane is still open. Injuries, but not clear of number and extent yet.
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