WCVB reports the owner of a tow company has fired the driver reported by several motorists to State Police for driving down Rte. 128 southbound in Waltham with a dog chained on the back platform of his flatbed truck. The dog was not injured.
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.
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.
State Police report they are investigating a fatal crash around 3:45 a.m. on 128 north just past the Lexington service area - including trying to determine the identity of the man who died and what he was doing walking on the highway. Read more.
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.
It's 5:30 p.m. on a weekday on 95 south - where are all the cars?
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.
The Herald reports state Sen. Thomas McGee of Lynn has filed a bill to add tolls to I-93 in Boston, 128/95, Rte. 1 from Dedham to Peabody and Rte. 2 between 128 and Alewife - with the tolls going to transportation maintenance, including on the T.
State Police report a Roslindale man whose engine was overheating as he drove south on 128 near Highland Avenue around 10 p.m. on Friday pulled into the breakdown lane and got out of the car - only to be hit by another vehicle, the driver of which then just kept on going. Read more.
Back of cruiser, front of car. Photos by State Police.
State Police report a trooper overseeing roadwork on Rte. 128 northbound in Burlington suffered injuries Sunday night when an Andover man drove into the back of the cruiser he was sitting in. Read more.
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).