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By adamg - 1/15/21 - 9:18 pm

State Police report that sometime before 6:20 p.m., a driver flew off I-93 southbound at the Leverett ramp, landing on the ramp rather than continuing to plunge down to the ground or water. The driver was taken to the hospital "conscious and alert," State Police say.

By adamg - 1/13/21 - 10:50 am

State Police report the crash, around 10 a.m., was on I-93 in Savin Hill that resulted in injuries - and an estimated 103-minute ride from the Braintree split to downtown.

News helicopters are now hovering near the scene.

By adamg - 12/30/20 - 9:39 pm
Car crash on the Zakim Bridge

Photo by State Police.

State Police report a crash on the Zakim Bridge into town tonight involved several vehicles and caused some injuries not considered life-threatening.

By adamg - 12/25/20 - 9:28 pm
Tire with no rubber left

From Medford to Storrow Drive on just rims. Photo by Live Boston.

State Police credit the lack of traffic early this morning for the lack of any crashes due to a Reading man speeding down I-93 southbound on the northbound side from Wilmington all the way to Leverett Circle, where he got on Storrow Drive the wrong way before finally getting cornered in a parking lot near Mass. General. Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/20 - 9:33 pm

MassDOT announced today it's re-opening the HOV lane on I-93 southbound to help deal with the congestion that's been returning to local highways since the spring - after the Conservation Law foundation threatened a lawsuit. Read more.

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By adamg - 11/14/20 - 1:08 pm
Truck festooned with pro-Trump, anti-Fox signs on I-93

Kim reports getting on I-93 south from Storrow Drive around noon, just in time to watch a caravan of about 20 vehicles of reality deniers heading south, including at least one truck with of former Fox viewers. They were still headed south as she exited in Quincy.

By adamg - 11/3/20 - 3:10 pm
Smashed State Police cruiser

Photo by State Police.

A Brockton resident faces an OUI charge after crashing a Ford F-250 into a State Police cruiser on I-93 southbound in Milton, just before Squantum Street, around 10:20 p.m. on Monday, State Police say.

The trooper was taken to Milton Hospital with minor injuries, while Kimberly Johnson, 40, was taken to a State Police barracks to be booked on a charge of OUI - alcohol.

By adamg - 10/14/20 - 11:47 am

Shortly before 11:30 a.m., State Police reported: Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/20 - 9:27 am

State Police shut I-93 north in Dorchester this morning so the Patriots could have an easier time getting from Gillette to the airport.

By adamg - 8/22/20 - 10:02 pm

WBZ reports a Cape Cod woman whose car had been spotted moving erratically on Rte. 3 earlier in the day hit a barrier at Exit 14 in Dorchester, spinning out and starting a chain-reaction crash involving six other vehicles, including a private ambulance. She was declared dead at the scene.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 11:19 am
Locomotive on the Southeast Expressway

See it larger. From the BPL Brearley Collection.

Shortly before 3 p.m. on Aug. 21, 1969, a crew of Penn Central workers had just gotten three locomotives ready to haul freight from the Dover Street yard in South Boston to a yard in Albany, NY. The fuel tanks were full and the engines were on to await the "hostler," the yard engineer who would drive the locomotives over to the freight area to connect them to the cars for their trip. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/20 - 9:13 pm
Police on I-93 south with overturned car

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a woman flipped her car around 3 a.m. on I-93 south, about a mile before the Neponset Circle exit. The apparent driver, found next to the car, was unable to tell State Police how the car flipped or what happened to her clothes. She was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 6/21/20 - 3:29 pm
Overturned truck on I-93 northbound

Truck's journey suddenly ends in Dorchester.

Live Boston reports that just before midnight, a tractor trailer headed north on I-93 flipped over near the Morrissey Boulevard exit. The driver was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 2:48 pm
Car on its side at I-93 entrance near South Station

Tim Colby had a good view of a car that wound up on its side on a ramp down to I-93 near South Station this afternoon.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 9:32 am
Not many people on the Red Line this morning

Sarah Marina snapped her Red Line car at 8:52 this morning. Riders social distancing themselves were, of course, aided by riders who are now just staying home.

There was an amazing scene on the Southeast Expressway during yesterday afternoon's rush hour, too.

By adamg - 3/8/20 - 1:30 pm

Live Boston reports a four-vehicle crash on I-93 southbound near the Bryant Street overpass in Milton early this morning sent at least four people to the hospital and shut the road for an hour. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/20 - 9:53 am

State Police report a dump truck tipped over inside the O'Neill Tunnel northbound, disgorging its load of gravel across three lanes and creating a mess for commuters.

WFXT has dashcam video of the truck tipping over.

By adamg - 1/7/20 - 8:58 pm

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle around 8:45 p.m. on the Mass. Ave. connector near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard and was rushed to nearby Boston Medical Center in serious condition. Boston and State Police shut the busy intersection and some surrounding roads, including the offramp from I-93 to allow for an investigation.

By adamg - 1/5/20 - 3:30 pm

State Police report troopers arrested two men whose car died on I-93 northbound just before the O'Neill Tunnel Friday evening on a variety of drug and gun charges. Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 12:03 am
Jeep on fire on I-93

Gaston spotted this flaming Wrangler shortly before 11 p.m. northbound near exit 16.

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