KMV reports on a crash shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Back Street at Clarendon Street in the Back Bay, apparently caused when a driver decided to take some friends on a spin down Storrow Drive in his 2000 Cadillac sedan, even though it was still blocked off with barriers for the post-fireworks cleanup.
Clarendon St off ramp from Storrow Drive - Car traveling a high rate of speed from a closed Storrow strikes a lighting unit, concrete wall, building. Rolled over multiple times.
He reports one person was ejected from the car as it crashed.
State Police report the ejected person was the driver, Alexander Galanis, 27, of Stoughton, who was pronounced dead at Mass. General.
One passenger, a 38-year-old man from Cape Coral, FL, was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, State Police say. Another passenger, a 32-year-old man from Fall River, was taken to another local hospital with minor injuries.
State Police add that while the crash remains under investigation:
Evidence suggests that prior to the crash, the operator drove around barriers at the Charlesgate East On-Ramps to enter the closed portion of Storrow Drive.
Photo by KMV: