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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.

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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.

By adamg - 11/7/19 - 4:17 pm
State trooper blocking access to Storrow Drive inbound at Charles Circle

Trooper blocking access to Storrow inbound at Charles Circle for the motorcade. Photo by Ari Ofsevit.

93 south into the city is gridlocked due to delays caused to the road being shut so that Mike Pence could get from New Hampshire - where he was filing paperwork to ensure his boss is on next year's primary ballot - to a car showing. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 10:18 am

Allison Freeman reported at 10:16 a.m.:

Accident in the 93s tunnel just after the garden. Black sedan collided with Boston commuter bus, then the sedan was t-boned by white pick up after bouncing off the bus.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police are thanking bystanders who helped them save the lives of two men yesterday - one of whom was getting ready to throw himself in front of a Needham Line train in Roslindale, the other of whom was trying to throw himself from an overpass onto the Expressway in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/19 - 9:07 am

WBZ interviews the driver of the car out of which a woman jumped in the middle of the O'Neill Tunnel yesterday morning, during a ride from Logan to Mattapan.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 11:25 am

WBZ reports the woman suffered life-threatening injuries and that a State Police investigation includes trying to get an answer to the question of why she got out of the ride-share car in the middle of the tunnel.

By adamg - 9/26/19 - 5:41 pm
Foggy O'Neill Tunnel in downtown Boston

Giedz reports a "very eerie" ride on I-93 northbound through the tunnel this rush hour.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 5:57 pm

A state trooper who was part of a highway-shutting blockade to corral stunting dirt bikers and ATV riders on I-93 last year now faces felony charges for shooting one of them in the foot with a rifle. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/19 - 11:31 am
Truck on fire on I-93

Shani got a good view of a flaming utility truck on I-93 southbound at Rte. 28 in Medford this morning, reports traffic was backed up for miles. A closer view.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 8:56 am

State Police report a trooper stuck in traffic in a work zone on I-93 south near Columbia Road, suffered minor injuries when another driver drove into the back of his cruiser around 2:50 a.m. Read more.

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