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By adamg - 7/30/21 - 2:45 pm
Crash on the Jamaicaway

Citizen.Coping spotted the aftermath of a crash on one of the Jamaicaway's more winding sections around 2:30 p.m. She reports nobody appeared seriously injured.

From the other side: Read more.

By adamg - 7/30/21 - 10:23 am

Newbury Street will be shut to cars between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Aug. 15, 22 and 29, BTD announced today.

The return of Open Newbury Street will be between Berkeley Street and Massachusetts Avenue those days.

By adamg - 7/26/21 - 10:19 am

This morning, a BTD tow guy hitched up the infamous abandoned tigermobile and towed it away, according to a post in the Jamaica Plain Facebook group. And all it took was months of 311 complaints.

By adamg - 7/25/21 - 4:45 pm

State Police report arresting a Brighton man whose car overturned on Rte. 128 at University Avenue early Saturday on a variety of charges, including felony motor-vehicle homicide while operating under the influence. Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/21 - 10:41 am
Downed pole in Jamaica Plain

Utility poles along the parkway section of Centre Street in Jamaica Plain have a short life expectancy, as a roving UHub photographer witnessed this morning near Faulkner Hospital.

Earlier:
Pole down. Another pole down. Change of pace: Traffic-crossing signal down.

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By adamg - 7/24/21 - 11:27 am

State Police report a car flipped over on Rte. 128 northbound at University Avenue around 4:20 a.m., landing upside down in a flooded gully. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/21 - 12:18 pm

State Rep. Liz Miranda reports that over the next two to three weeks, city crews will be converting several two-way streets into one-way streets in the Grove Hall area as part of an overall plan to reduce crashes, especially involving pedestrians, by doing what speed-limit signs don't: Force drivers to slow down. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 4:02 pm
Spotted on Broadway in Somerville: A Coronamobile

Or is it the return of the Toyota Corona? In any case, Gazoo's photo of a car parked outside Wally's Barber Shop on Broadway in Somerville today is sure to go viral.

By adamg - 7/22/21 - 11:44 am

State Police report a driver failed to navigate the sharp curve from the end of I-95 onto Rte. 128 north around 1:25 a.m., and had his left arm amputated during a crash that involved guardrails on both sides of the ramp. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/21 - 5:44 pm

MassDOT reported this afternoon that it expects to have all southbound lanes on I-93 near Roosevelt Circle re-opened to traffic sometime tomorrow after completion of repairs to keep that storrowed overpass from collapsing until more permanent repairs can be made - a process the state says will take several months. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/21 - 2:44 pm

WBZ reports a Boston police officer and three other people were injured when the officer, racing to a gun call,slammed into an SUV and then under a tractor-trailer at Massachusetts Avenue and Clapp Street

Photos of the crash scene.

By adamg - 7/20/21 - 10:06 am

MassDOT is urging motorists to avoid I-93 south in the area of Roosevelt Circle in Medford today as crews make emergency repairs to an overpass that lost a battle with an oversized load on a truck yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/21 - 3:53 pm
Abandoned car with a tiger head on it

A fed-up citizen files a double 311 complaint about the situation on Weld Hill Street in Jamaica Plain, where an abandoned car is now getting tow requests painted on it: Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/21 - 11:55 am
Wrecked cruiser

Aftermath: Cruiser. Photo by Live Boston.

A Cambridge man was charged with his second OUI early this morning after, police say, he veered onto the other side of Columbus Avenue in Roxbury and slammed into a Boston Police cruiser, sending the officer to the hospital. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/21 - 3:19 pm

Live Boston reports the teen, not wearing a helmet, crashed into a parked car on Norfolk Street in Dorchester around 7:30 p.m., which sent him into the back of an SUV, seriously mangling his leg and suffering other injuries.

By adamg - 6/28/21 - 10:23 pm
Tree down

This afternoon, Matt the roaming UHub photographer spotted the remains of a tree laying across one side of the VFW Parkway, just past where Centre Street splits off from it, near Our Lady of the Annunciation Melkite Catholic Cathedral.

By adamg - 6/28/21 - 10:10 pm

State Police report arresting a Fall River man they say sped down down Day Boulevard, sometimes on the wrong side of the road, then drove into the Castle Island parking lot and then, unlike most people, kept driving on the path along the water until he finally stopped, got out and walked away, while engaged in a discussion with somebody on his phone, around 2:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/21 - 9:54 pm

Their equipment truck got stuck trying to flee Fenway Park today.

By adamg - 6/25/21 - 4:22 pm
Peeled back truck on Storrow Drive

Jim spotted this freshly shorn truck on Storrow Drive outbound at the Fairfield Street bridge early this afternoon.

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