Boston Police are investigating a crash at 85 E. Newton St., just past Albany Street around 5:15 a.m. that sent a pedestrian to the hospital with serious injuries.
Kara Sassone found her inbound commute on Storrow slowed this morning due to both a bus AND a truck whose drivers managed to stop before slamming into the BU Bridge.
Around 2 a.m. outside a hotel on McClellan Highway, WFXT reports.
We were not disappointed in our hunt for this Myopia Road sign in Hyde Park.
Ed. note: Headline changed until I get a definite answer on the state of the injured person.
Around 10 p.m. at Dorchester Street and Old Colony Avenue, involving two cars. MB reports one of the cars blew through a red light. The homicide unit was called in - routine for unexpected deaths or cases where somebody is near death - and officers from other districts have been called in to shut down roads in the area.
Alex Carlson reports drivers stuck on Storrow Drive inbound can think the yutz who at least had the good graces not to storrow himself just past Cambridge Street but who is now trying to back his Ryder truck.
UPDATE: Driver faces charges.
A driver from Needham in a New Jersey car hit at least three pedestrians around noon at School and Washington streets downtown, then got out of her car and ran away.
WalkBoston reports that one of the first people at the scene was a man dressed as a Minuteman, who opened the car's driver-side door - only to see the woman driver bound away. When police arrived, he pointed out her direction of flight. Read more.
MassDOT reports construction workers finished topping off the last of the Longfellow Bridge's iconic shakers today when they re-attached the top, or capstone, of the tower closest to the Museum of Science on the Boston side. Read more.
Alvin Nguyen was at the Hannaford on Hancock Street around 9:20 a.m. when this car caught fire.
Around 11 p.m. at Warren and Intervale streets. The victim's injuries were bad enough to have the homicide unit brought in, just in case.
UPDATE, 8 p.m., Sunday: Victim remains in critical condition.
Day Boulevard was shut from the rotary to the McCormack Bath House for the investigation.
But that could end starting tonight. District C-6 Capt. Joseph Boyle promised Newmarket Square merchants today he'll have officers assigned to the square tonight to break up the Friday-night races before they begin. Read more.
Mayor Walsh's office reports a new law signed by Gov. Baker this week will let Boston reduce its default speed limit on most roads to 25 m.p.h. - and that he plans to work with the DPW and the city council to do that as speedily as possible. Read more.
State Police report an Allston man died after his Jeep rolled over onto the median on 128 north near Grove Street around 2:15 a.m. today.
Jack Jardin, 21, was rushed to Mass. General, where he died, State Police say, adding they are still trying to determine why he lost control of the vehicle.
A pedestrian was taken away in an ambulance after a crash around 11:30 a.m. at Cummins Highway and Lindall Street. Read more.
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