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By adamg - 4/29/21 - 9:05 am
Big crane lifts big truck

It takes a big crane to lift a big truck. Photo by Tony Bove.

Cambridge Day has the blow by blow of the big-rig driver getting his truck stuck on a railing on Alewife Brook Parkway at the Fresh Pond Mall.

By adamg - 8/31/19 - 5:44 pm

State Police report a pedestrian hit by a car on Revere Beach Parkway at Vine Street around 9:30 p.m. on Friday has died. The driver stayed on scene; the crash remains under investigation.

By adamg - 2/24/19 - 1:57 pm

State Police report arresting a Revere woman on OUI and child-endangerment charges following a crash on Rte. 16 at Rte. 1 in Revere around midnight. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/18 - 10:51 am

State Police report they are investigating a crash on Rte. 16 in Somerville last night that ended with a woman being dragged down Rte. 16 for a quarter mile. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/17 - 11:59 am
No turns, right lane must turn right

Paul Schlichtman wonders what he's supposed to do at the intersection of routes 16 and 38 in Medford.

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By adamg - 9/25/16 - 12:01 pm

State Police report that around 5:40 a.m., troopers found a man lying on Rte. 16 near Wellington Circle with life-threatening injuries.

He was rushed to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead.

State Police say they do not yet even have a description of the vehicle whose driver hit the man, then kept on going.

By adamg - 12/2/15 - 5:39 pm

A correspondent writes about an incident early in the evening last Friday on Rte. 16 in Chelsea - and wonders if anybody else had run-ins with these trees: Read more.

By adamg - 5/28/14 - 9:19 am
Debris in Somerville

Roving UHub photographer Nick reports:

there was what I can only assume was more than a simple fender bender a week ago on the Arlington/Somerville line at the intersection of Route 16 and Broadway. The debris from the accident is all on the Somerville side of the street: parts of a quarter panel, side mirrors, lots of glass. One enterprising young (five-year-old?) kid was jumping up and down on it as I drove past yesterday. Safety first though: he was wearing a helmet.

By adamg - 11/15/13 - 4:35 pm

As many as 11 vehicles may have been involved in a rollover-causing crash on Rte. 1 north at Rte. 16 this afternoon, in an incident that might be related to a car hitting several other cars on the Tobin around the same time.

Photo of the scene. Pickup over the guardrail.

By adamg - 10/11/13 - 6:32 am

Shortly after 2 a.m. near the Meadow Glen Mall, Stanley Staco reports. The officer opened fire after "becoming scared for his life," Jessica Reyes at WFXT tweets. Arthur Burns at WHDH reports Rte. 16 is shut between Mystic Avenue and Wellington Circle and that the ramp from 93 to 16 is closed; State Police warn commuters to seek alternate routes.

By adamg - 8/22/11 - 12:41 pm

State Police report that Joseph A. Santo, 19, of Somerville, was transported to Mass. General with serious injuries following the collision around 12:30 a.m. at Rte. 16 and Broadway.

A 2006 Hyundai Elantra struck the bicycle in the right lane of Route 16 eastbound.

The State Police investigation determined that the driver of the Elantra, a 46-year-old Medford man, did not contribute to causing the crash. The Elantra's driver, who is not being identified, was not injured. The Elantra was towed from the scene.

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