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Driver of bus that struck overpass to face charges

Massachusetts State Police will file criminal charges against the man who was driving a bus that struck an overpass on Soldiers Field Road in February, 2013. Samuel J. Jackson, 67, of Philadelphia faces a criminal charge of negligent operation to endanger and civil violations for

Bell Sports Recalls BMX Helmet

Bell Sports is recalling about 31,100 bicycle helmets (2,500 in Canada) because 'the plastic buckle that connects the chin straps can fail, causing the helmet to come off the wearer's head.' These helmets are not typical of those commonly seen in retail stores. Rather, they

Chrysler recalls Dodge Challengers V6 for risk of fire

Chrysler has issued a recall for the V6 version of the 2013 Dodge Challenger; the possibility of a wiring harness that could short circuit and lead to a fire. Owners of these V6 Challengers built from November 2012 through January 2013 are being urged to

Honda RECALL: Brake Malfunction

Honda is voluntarily recalling 182,800 vehicles due to an electronic stability system malfunction, according to a statement from the automaker. Affected vehicles are 101,000 Honda Pilot crossovers, 60,000 Acura MDX SUVs and 21,000 Acura RL sedans, all from model-year 2005; 800 model-year 2006 Acura MDX

BU Student Hit & Killed

On Tuesday, November 13, a 21-year-old Boston University student was riding his bicycle at around 6:26 p.m., when he was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. According to police and witnesses, an MBTA bus might have been involved. The accident occurred in the intersection

Police Identify Two Killed in N.H. Plane Crash on I-93

On Thursday, October 25, there was a small private plane crash along Interstate-93 in Hooksett, New Hampshire at approximately 1:10p.m. The plane hit a light post and then it dropped onto the busy interstate. The two passengers, a couple that owned the plane, were killed

Lynn Twin Struck by Car Dies

According to The Daily Item, late last Wednesday, September 19th, in Lynn, Massachusetts, twin brothers – Dillon and Riley McManus – were struck by a vehicle. Dillon McManus, 21, never regained consciousness after being struck by the car, and was  declared dead soon thereafter. Although

GM Recalls Nearly 474,000 Cars Over Gear Shift Problem

On Friday, September 21, the No. 1 U.S. automaker – General Motors Company (GM) – recalled 473,841 Chevrolet, Saturn, and Pontiac sedans worldwide. GM is aware of at least four recent crashes that resulted from an identified defect, with the potential to cause cars to

Attleboro Woman killed in Head-On Collision Allegedly Caused by a Drunk Driver

The Boston Globe reported that on Thursday, September 20th, a 24-year-old North Attleboro woman was killed, allegedly by a drunk male driver. Police arrived at the collision scene (North Main Street, near Wamsutta Road) at approximately 10:27pm to find evidence of a head-on crash. Attleboro

Bicyclist Struck By Hit And Run Driver in Wellesley, Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, Wellesley police are searching for the driver who fled the scene after his car or truck struck and killed a cyclist in his 40s. Police say the vehicle was travelling north on Weston Road when it hit the cyclist riding in the same

One Teen Dead and Three Teens Hospitalized in Kingston, MA Car Crash

According to police, a motor vehicle crash on Elm Street in Kingston, Massachusetts Monday night left one teenager dead and three others hospitalized. Reportedly, the 1998 Ford Explorer was traveling east on Elm Street when the driver lost control, striking a pole and then a