A man who drove his pickup the wrong way on the northbound side of I-93 just before the O'Neill Tunnel died earlier this morning when he crashed into an SUV coming the right way and he was thrown from his vehicle, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Idefonso Barros, 58, of Roxbury, was taken to Tufts Medical Center, where he died, the DA's office...Read more
A woman fell to her death around 2:30 p.m. from the lower deck of I-93 in Charlestown to the Boston Sand and Gravel property below. The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports her car was found on the deck: "The woman's death does not appear suspicious and it is currently being investigated as a non-homicide."Read more
A tractor trailer carrying a full load of clay rolled over around 5:30 a.m. on the lower Deck just before the Zakim Bridge, spilling its load, fuel and oil and shutting the road, State Police report. The driver was taken to Mass. General with minor injuries.Read more
The Globe today reports the state Department of Transportation has some ambitious plans for the land and air around the turnpike/93 interchange in Chinatown, which it hopes will eventually become a new gateway to the city, featuring new development and parks.
Parks, huh?...Read more
But not because it was held up with rusty paper clips but because a car on the top level of a car carrier knocked into a bunch of light fixtures, the Globe reports. And isn't it nice to see that Big Dig designers paid homage to Storrow Drive by designing a tunnel with height restrictions?...Read more
The Globe reports some guy from Martha's Vineyard learned this morning you're not allowed to ride a bike on I-93, when State Police stopped him in Milton, gave him a ticket and told him to not do it again.
An Everett man was speeding and sideswiped another driver before crashing into a Jersey barrier and rolling over around 5 a.m. on I-93 northbound by Freeport Street, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Edison Correa, 23, will likely face charges now that it looks like he will survive the head trauma he suffered in the crash, the DA's office says. Correa was initially non-responsive...Read more
A repeat drunk driver created a swath of destruction starting in his girlfriend's apartment and ending in a car crash on I-93 in Dorchester early this morning, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charges.
Prosecutors say Charles Rampino, 47, of Jamaica Plain, went into a drunken rage at his girlfriend's apartment on Pearl Street in Dorchester, tearing the place apart and pushing her against a...Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com gets briefed on what's in a consultant's report on re-routing of trucks along Atlantic and Commercial avenues. In fact, the report goes further - urging all hazmat trucks to stay out of the city altogether and stick to 95 and 128 unless they're making deliveries to local businesses.
William Monopoli, 26, of Buzzards Bay, was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail following a Friday chase that started on I-93 south in Dorchester and ended only when he crashed his car 30 miles away, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Boston Police had initially tried to pull Monopoli for a probation violation, but he sped away. After evading one trooper, at speeds...Read more
Kennedy famously made sure Rupert Murdoch had to choose between keeping Channel 25 and the Herald (a couple decades after the feds stripped the Herald-Traveler of its TV license) and now the Federal Highway Administration thinks the state should make Herald owner Pat Purcell take down the billboard atop the (eventually to be former) Herald plant next to the Expressway.
The FHA...Read more