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By adamg - 6/8/24 - 11:01 pm
Bystanders attend to downed bicyclist before police, paramedics arrive

Bystanders attend to downed bicyclist before police, paramedics arrive. Car on far right is the cab that hit the bicyclist.

A cab driver apparently exiting onto Preble Street from the rotary that joins Columbia Road, Old Colony Avenue and Preble Street hit a bicyclist crossing Preble around 6:20 p.m., Paul Nutting Jr. reports.

AJ Stuyvenberg reports there was a T-bone crash at the same exact spot the day before.

By adamg - 12/24/23 - 10:39 pm

Live Boston has video of one of the two sheep that went on the lam in South Boston today, captured following "a short pursuit involving Boston Police officers and a 3-legged dog" on Preble Street.

Chicken on the grass, alas in Dorchester.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 9:17 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 request about the rotary where Old Colony Avenue meets Preble Street and Columbia Road: Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/18 - 11:49 am
Preble Street crash scene

Investigators investigate crash car and scene on Preble Street.

Jim Gavaghan, who took the photo, reports a man was taken to the hospital this morning with injuries serious enough to have the BPD homicide and fatal-accident reconstruction teams called in after he was hit by a car on Preble Street between Rogers and Ward streets.

The driver, whose windshield the man hit, remained on the scene.

By adamg - 3/13/14 - 6:10 pm

Boston Police report arresting teens from Roxbury and Arlington who tried to outrun a pursuing cruiser in a stolen car this afternoon only to be boxed in by cars whose drivers were waiting for the light to change in Andrew Square.

By adamg - 1/23/14 - 11:16 am

AlertNewEngland reports the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 501 Southampton St. was held up around 11 a.m.

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