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.
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.
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.
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.
State Police report all occupants of the car that burst into flames shortly before 5:30 p.m. on I-93 northbound, just inside the O'Neill Tunnel, escaped safely. The road was shut northbound and traffic diverted off 93. Read more.
An Avon man who showed a gun to another motorist as they hurtled down the outbound Expressway this morning now faces a variety of charges, State Police say - adding they are still considering whether to charge the other driver, a Boston man, because they say he flashed a knife during the rolling incident. Read more.
WBZ shows us a what a beached cement truck looks like after it rolled over around 5 a.m. on the ramp from the Tobin that leads to I-93 south and Storrow Drive. State Police held off recovery efforts so that other drivers could squeeze by in the one remaining lane. The ramp was due to be shut at 9 a.m. to let crews get the truck out of there.
On the way home after the Patriots parade this evening, Mayor Walsh spotted a car on fire on the Expressway. The Boston Fire Department reports Hizzona stayed with the driver until firefighters could arrive to douse the flames.
Anybody remember the time there was a fire in the Pru tower and Ray Flynn ran up the stairs towards it?
Roving UHub photographer Tim Murphy reports that as he was getting on the Expressway northbound at Neponset Circle, so was this woman on a bike. She then managed to "claim" the right lane at 10 to 15 m.p.h.