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By adamg - 3/28/20 - 1:48 pm
Stuck truck at entrance to Callahan Tunnel

You think MassDOT should put signs up warning truck drivers to ensure proper social distancing between the tops of their vehicles and river-road bridges and tunnel entrances? Kathleen Ferry captured the scene at the entrance to the Callahan Tunnel early this afternoon:

Truck blocking right lane entering Callahan tunnel. Didn’t hit it but can’t go forward. Might want to avoid for a bit

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 5:36 pm

Mayor Walsh today announced changes in Boston parking enforcement during Covid-19 times: Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 3:21 pm
Fresh ticket on coronamobile in Charlestown

Good luck appealing that ticket.

Yesterday, Live Boston posted photos of an old Volvo with New York plates in the Charlestown Navy Yard that had allegedly become a coronavirusmobile.

BTD ain't got time for that and today Live Boston shows us what some parking enforcement officer thought of the handwritten coronavirus warnings on the car.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 8:43 pm

State Police report a pedestrian suffered serious injuries in a crash with a vehicle around 8 p.m. on the Arborway northbound between Custer Street and the rotary.

By adamg - 3/24/20 - 5:52 pm
VFW Parkway at Spring Street in West Roxbury

In a normal afternoon rush hour, there'd be long lines of cars on both VFW Parkway and Spring Street at this intersection.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 4:41 pm

With hospitals running short of "personal protective equipment" for their medical staffs, Mayor Walsh today called on companies that do construction, asbestos removal and similar tasks donate the masks and respirators they might have on hand to hospitals, now that they are banned from doing any work in Boston, anyway. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 10:32 pm

Around 9:40 p.m. Boston firefighters found the driver on top of her car and got her out of the water.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 3:23 pm

Cambridge Police report a local woman suffered serious injuries in a crash on Sparks Street that also sent her passenger to the hospital early yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/20 - 9:02 pm

The Registry of Motor Vehicles said tonight it will re-open several of its offices tomorrow, including Haymarket, but not Watertown (or Roslindale, which was already shut due to a burst pipe), but says people who can should continue to conduct their RMV business online. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/20 - 9:16 am

Cambridge yesterday announced four more residents have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the city's total to seven cases.

By adamg - 3/15/20 - 10:00 pm

A man drove into 518 Hyde Park Ave. and hit a neighboring house around 9:45 p.m. Police are looking for a heavyset man, his face covered in blood, who ran away up Hyde Park Avenue towards Forest Hills - possibly after detaching the car's license plates. Hyde Park Avenue towards Forest Hills is currently shut.

By adamg - 3/13/20 - 4:49 pm
Remains of a house embedded in a tractor

Remains of a house embedded in the truck.

Live Boston reports that the driver of a tractor trailer slammed into several houses on Hampden Street near Dubois Street in Roxbury around 1 p.m. on Thursday. Boston EMS transported the injured driver to a local hospital, but no residents were hurt in the crash, in which the driver first crashed into a UPS truck before hitting the houses, Live Boston reports.

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.

By adamg - 3/8/20 - 1:38 pm

Arlington Police report a man was seriously injured on Massachusetts Avenue near Varnum Street when an 80-year-old driver from Cambridge hit him and then kept going towards Cambridge, around 10:15 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

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 - 3/8/20 - 1:19 pm
Investigators next to car on its side

BPD investigators on scene where things went sideways. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a roll-over crash with at least two people taken to the hospital and at least eight parked cars damaged and possibly totaled, on Blue Hill Avenue near American Legion Highway around 4:15 a.m.

By adamg - 3/5/20 - 1:43 pm

State Police report that Stephen Salazar, 32, of Jamaica Plain, died at the Allston/Cambridge offramp from the Massachusetts Turnpike around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/20 - 7:01 pm
Car on fire in Brookline

Activate Me spotted this soon to be entirely engulfed car on Pond Street, outside the Brook House, in Brookline, around 5:45 p.m.

By adamg - 3/3/20 - 3:39 pm
Remains of a vehicle removed from car carrier in Peabody

Photo by State Police.

State Police report the driver of a car carrier somehow managed to clip the undersides of the Endicott Street and Rte. 114 overpasses on 128 south in Peabody this morning, destroying what used to be a 2020 Chevy Trax.

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