Sean shows us the car turned turtle at the intersection of American Legion and Cummins highways with Canterbury Street around 11:45 a.m. At least firefighters didn't have to go far to render aid - the firehouse for Engine 53 and Ladder 16 is right at the intersection.
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NBC Boston reports a woman was stabbed at American Legion Highway and Blue Hill Avenue around 1 a.m.
Police are looking for a driver who crashed into another car on American Legion Highway at Mt. Hope Street Wednesday afternoon - hard enough to flip the other car over.
The crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m. when the driver - whom police say had been spotted speeding and driving erratically moments before - plowed into a car whose driver was turning left onto Mt. Hope. The driver, whose vehicle had been reported stolen, stopped and helped the other driver - who was not injured - out of the car, then walked away.
A developer working with the Home for Little Wanderers is seeking city permission to build an all new facility - and 120 condominiums and apartments, some of which would be for Home clients aging out of the state foster-care system - on the Home's 2.6-acre site at 780 American Legion Highway. Read more.
Members of the neighborhood group that represents the streets along American Legion Highway in Roslindale vowed last night to fight a possible renewed attempt by a Taco Bell franchisee to open an outlet on American Legion at Walk Hill Street, between the Wendy's and the Haley Pilot School. Read more.
Taco Bell, which failed to persuade skeptical Roslindale residents last year that they wanted to live mas and support a Taco Bell between the Haley School and the Wendy's on American Legion Highway, is coming back with another proposal to tear down the open-once-in-awhile ice-cream stand that now holds that space. Read more.
Flaming Grill and Buffet, which offers Chinese and American food, and plenty of it, opened Friday in the Stop & Shop mall at 950 American Legion Highway, next to the Walgreens.
The place did well with its fliers and newspaper ads - the large space was busy tonight on only its second day. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today unanimously approved variances needed for construction of a three-to-four-story apartment building off Walk Hill and Canterbury streets that will include a neighborhood shuttle bus to the Forest Hills T stop and money to help middle-income people buy homes in Roslindale and Mattapan. Read more.
NBC Boston reports two people were injured around 3:20 a.m. when their car slammed into a car that State Police said was too close to a plow truck putting down salt at American Legion Highway and Morton Street.
Police are looking for two guys who tried to break into the rear of Popeyes on American Legion Highway with a bolt cutter around 11 a.m., only to be confronted by an employee, who scared them off. One of the suspects was described as black, 5'2" and missing teeth.
UPDATE: The Globe reports one man died.
Stanley Stacos and Boston EMS Incidents report a person was ejected from a car that rolled over after a crash shortly after 2 a.m. at American Legion Highway and Walk Hill Street on the Roslindale/Mattapan line - the starting point for the drag races that nearby residents have complained about for years. 617Images photographed the scene.
Mya Roget, a student at the Boston Community Leadership Academy, died in a car crash around 12:50 p.m. at American Legion Highway at Clare Avenue, off Hyde Park Avenue. Read more.
The Bulletin reports on what has now become the annual fire at the giant pile of mulch at Landscape Express on American Legion Highway in Mattapan.
Two people were shot in the area of Walk Hill Street and American Legion Highway shortly after 5 p.m. Suspects fled; police seized one car found at South Street and the Arborway near the Forest Hills T stop; the other car and three suspects were found on Bower Street, off Martin Luther King Boulevard in Roxbury.
H/t Scan Boston.
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