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MIT scientist killed in car accident

Boston is a busy city with many ways to travel through it. While public transportation is available to take people to their destinations, many people take to local streets on their bicycles and in their cars in order to travel around town. Due to the high number of vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians out on the roadways, collisions between them are not uncommon.

Student on bike killed in car accident

For area children, the school year is coming to a close and the warmer weather is calling them outdoors. Many Massachusetts youths are taking to their bicycles to get to and from school, and while some can stick to side streets and paths to find their routes, others must travel on busy roadways in order to get from home to school.

Criminal charges brought against Boston area bus driver

Drivers in and around Boston are familiar with many precautions that they can undertake to make their travels safe. Driving appropriately for weather conditions, obeying traffic signs and signals, and wearing a seat belt are all ways to responsibly operate a vehicle. Although such practices can help drivers avoid car accidents, often passengers in motor vehicles find themselves at the mercy of their drivers to stay safe.

Massachusetts teen dies in drunk driver car accident

Many Massachusetts residents travel over holidays to be with family and friends. For those who celebrated Easter last Sunday, the holiday weekend gave many people the opportunity to travel by car to visit their loved ones. While most made it to their destinations and back home without incidents, others found themselves dealing with a hazard of roadway travel: car accidents.

Teens escape with minor injuries in late-night accident

While all car accidents pose a serious risk to the health and safety of those traveling in the car, people involved in a head-on collision have an additional split-second to react compared to those in accidents where a car plows into the rear of another vehicle. Those injured in a rear-end car accident often have no warning of the impending impact. Six teenagers were lucky to escape with relatively minor injuries in one such accident in Massachusetts.

Driver charged with felony of operating under the influence

Vehicular accidents may happen for many reasons, including vehicle malfunction, driver negligence and texting while driving. A car accident often results in physical injuries and property damage, but when a pedestrian is injured in a car accident, the outcome can be tragic.

Homeless man faces drug charges after supermarket crash

Thankfully, most Boston motorists are responsible behind the wheel and do not drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. But when an intoxicated driver gets behind the wheel of a motor vehicle, a car accident may occur.

Christmas drunk driving accident leaves one dead, one injured

Boston, with its heavy traffic and sometimes slick winter roads, can be a hazardous place to drive. When drivers are under the influence, car accidents are even more common. Those who are injured or who lose someone they care about in a car accident need to know their rights, particularly if alcohol or drugs are a factor. The family members of a Massachusetts man who was killed in a recent car crash are sadly learning this.

Bourne Bridge car crash leaves three injured in Cape Cod

Metro regions like the Boston area experience many vehicle accidents due to heavy traffic from commuters, travelers, and commercial transport. It seems that a day can't pass without there being some news about a car accident. While many reasons exist, weather conditions can also be to blame. One Massachusetts driver experienced the effects of rainy pavement on what was probably expected to be an uneventful day, and it affected two other people.

Malden man injured in four-car collision

Car accidents are sometimes caused by a driver failing to follow the rules of the road. Such accidents may leave a victim not only with physical injuries but also with financial hardship due to lost wages and medical expenses. When a person is injured in a car accident, he or she may be entitled to compensation for the costs associated with the incident.

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