On the way home after the Patriots parade this evening, Mayor Walsh spotted a car on fire on the Expressway. The Boston Fire Department reports Hizzona stayed with the driver until firefighters could arrive to douse the flames.
Anybody remember the time there was a fire in the Pru tower and Ray Flynn ran up the stairs towards it?
Roving UHub photographer Tim Murphy reports that as he was getting on the Expressway northbound at Neponset Circle, so was this woman on a bike. She then managed to "claim" the right lane at 10 to 15 m.p.h.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that prosecutors can use a pellet gun found in a man's Jeep as evidence against him when he goes on trial for an alleged case of road rage on I-93. Read more.
State Police have released the names of the seven men arrested in the showdown between stunters and state troopers on I-93. Read more.
A large group of masked riders on dirt and quad bikes who spent the day stunting, blocking traffic and scaring pedestrians on streets around Boston had their trek ended by State Police on the Southeast Expressway at Mass. Ave, where troopers and other officers blocked them in - and shot one in the foot as he tried to flee arrest around 5 p.m. Read more.
MassDOT reports the person was on I-93 northbound near Savin Hill tonight. The road northbound was shut and traffic diverted onto Morrissey Boulevard. One lane on I-93 south was also shut.
Paul Nutting videoed the riders who normally cause problems on Boston's narrower streets and avenues going out for a spin on Morrissey before getting on I-93 in Dorchester. Jesskowski reports about ten riders stunting as they got on the highway around 6:30 p.m.
UPDATE: Ye olde ed. got caught by a meme. The message isn't real.
The State Police's Dustin Fitch shows us the sign flashing a warning on the Southeast Expressway into town this morning.
Lance Holloman, 30, was charged with two murders Sunday that left an East Taunton man dying on the side of I-93 and a New Hampshire woman fatally shot in Holloman's Dorchester home, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and State Police report.
Scott Stevens, Jr., 32, of East Taunton, died this afternoon at Boston Medical Center, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Stevens and his father, Scott Stevens, Sr., 54, of Raynham, were shot Sunday afternoon as they rode their motorcycles south on I-93 near Neponset Circle. His father suffered less severe injuries, police say.
Gretchen Van Ness is one of the motorists who got stuck in what turned into at least 90 minutes of gridlock on I-93 southbound this afternoon after police shut the road following a double shooting near Neponset Circle. She reports people have been "terrific" and kept their cool - and that this guy walked down the road handing out Oreos.
UHub Traffic on the 3s reporter Mark Stephens brings us the latest on the octojam in Dorchester:
I was traveling up 93 around 3pm this afternoon and ended up stuck in traffic that was cause by people slowing to look at a group of kite-flyers at the Pope John Paul II Park alongside 93 and the Neponset river.
Two MassDOT workers at the Zipper Lane building on the Expressway have been placed on leave while State Police investigate whether that was a real pot plant they had in a window there, WCVB reports.
Lisa spotted some busy bees on the Southeast Expressway this morning.
WCVB reports the crash happened on I-93 northbound near Mass. Ave. around 5:10 a.m. State Police reported the two lanes that were shut after the crash re-opened around 5:45 a.m.
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