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Semi Truck Driver Killed in Rollover Accident in Hopkinton Massachusetts

HOPKINTON, Mass. — State Police reported that a semi truck driver was killed on April 8 in a rollover accident off the Massachusetts turnpike in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. Hopkinton, MA is about 28 miles southwest of Boston.

A big rig driver was killed when his semi truck overturned and crashed on the transition ramp between I-495 and the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) in Hopkinton, MA on April 9, 2013.

A big rig driver was killed when his semi truck overturned and crashed on the transition ramp between I-495 and the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) in Hopkinton, MA on April 8, 2013.

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Bus Crashes into Boston Overpass Injures 35

BOSTON, Mass. — Thirty five people were injured on Saturday night. Feb. 2, after a Philadelpha bus driver struck an overpass in Boston injuring 35 passengers. The bus driver,  66 year old Samuel J. Jackson, was carrying a group of high school students and chaperones from a Destined for a Dream Foundation group based in Bristol, Pa.

Photo shows Boston Fire Department removing injured passengers from bus.

Photo shows Boston Fire Department removing injured passengers from bus that hit a bridge as it traveled on Soldiers Field Road in the Allston neighborhood of Boston Saturday night, Feb.2, 2013. Photo Credit: Boston Fire Department.

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MBTA Bus Crashes into Sandra Bullock Movie Production Truck in Roxbury Massachusetts

ROXBURY, Mass. — A 60 foot MBTA bus crashed into a movie production tractor trailer associated with a Sandra Bullock movie called “The Heat” that was parked outside the Roxbury Municipal Court on Monday, July 9.

Police photographer wearing a bright green vest at the scene of a collision between an MBTA bus and a semi truck preparing to take photos in downtown Roxbury, MA on July 9, 2012.

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Lawrence Man Charged with DUI After Crashing into Tow Truck and Police Cruiser on I-93

STONEHAM, MA. — State police are trying to determine the cause of an accident on I-93 in Stoneham, Massachusetts that killed a woman driving a 2005 Volkswagen Beetle in one accident, while a Lawrence man faces a DUI charge for crashing into a cruiser and tow truck that responded to that fatal accident.

Crash site of fatal accident on southbound I-93 in Stoneham, MA

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Jackknife Truck Accident in Amesbury MA Spills Fuel on I-495

AMESBURY, MA – A jackknife truck accident Wednesday night, December 22, damaged a gas tank and spilled more than a hundred gallons of fuel on a highway in Essex County, Massachusetts. The single vehicle collision occurred in Amesbury, MA in the northbound lanes of Interstate 495. The truck accident area is the far northeast corner of the state near the New Hampshire border, about 105 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island and about 31 miles south of Dover, New Hampshire.

On Wednesday night the driver of a semi trailer truck was headed northbound on Interstate 495, moving through Essex County, MA. The driver was identified as 53 year old Alan Streelow of Brunswick, Maine. It is not known what the semi truck was hauling at the time of the truck accident but Mr. Sweelow confirmed that he was headed to Portland, Maine. ... Read More

Driver Seriously in Truck Accident Near Foxboro Massachusetts

FOXBORO, MA – The driver of a semi tractor trailer was seriously injured Monday afternoon, November 1, when he crashed and rolled his truck on an interstate in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. The single vehicle truck accident occurred just south of the city of Foxboro, on the ramp between Interstate 495 and Interstate 95. The accident area is in the east section of Massachusetts, about 32 miles south of the Boston metro region and about 22 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island.

Massachusetts State Trooper Accident Reconstruction Officer Mike George photographs underneath the tractor-trailer that rolled over on the I-495 South ramp to I-95 South Monday

Monday afternoon a 45 year old truck driver from New York was driving a semi trailer through Norfolk County, MA. The trailer section of the semi tractor truck was filled with a cargo of candles and it is believed that the semi is owned by a trucking company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The identity of the semi driver and his destination has not been released at this time. ... Read More

Truck Driver Flees Scene of Accident in Massachusetts

EASTHAMPTON, MA – A truck driver fled the scene after he knocked down several utility poles in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. The truck accident occurred in Easthampton, MA when the unknown semi truck driver attempted to make a U-Turn on narrow Chapel Street and the downed poles cut off power for over a hundred homes and businesses. The truck accident area is in the west central section of the state about 98 miles west of Boston, MA and about 41 miles north of Hartford, Connecticut.

After the truck accident police shut down Cottage Street between Clark and Pine Streets, and Chapel Street was also closed for the rest of the day while highway crews cleared the downed poles from the roadway and the Union Mart store.

At around noon on Friday, July 16, the truck driver was traveling on westbound State Route 141 toward the downtown section of Easthampton when the driver turned onto Chapel Street and attempted to make a U-Turn. While making the turn at the juncture of Chapel and Cottage Street the 18 wheeler truck hit the line or guy wire on a utility pole. ... Read More

Tanker Truck on Route to Rhode Island Airport Flips and Spills Fuel

FOXBORO, MA – A semi tanker truck on its way to deliver jet fuel to an airport in Rhode Island flipped over and spilled its cargo on an interstate in Massachusetts early Sunday morning on June 27. The truck accident occurred on Interstate 95 at Route 495 in Norfolk County, MA near the city of Foxboro. The area is in the southeast section of the state, about 32 miles south of Boston and about 22 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island.

Firefighters worked to contain the jet fuel spill using foam, dry ice, and other materials.

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning, 36 year old Richard Williams of Manchester, New Hampshire was driving a 2006 FrueHauf semi tanker truck south on Interstate 95. The tanker was carrying thousands of gallons of jet fuel and the driver was on his way to deliver the fuel to T.F. Green International Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island. The tanker truck is owned by C. White and Sons, Inc, a petroleum transport company based in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. ... Read More

Speeding Truck Rolls Over, Blocks Traffic in Massachusetts

WALTHAM, MA – A speeding truck went out of control and rolled over Tuesday afternoon, May 18, 2010, blocking several lanes of traffic on a highway in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The truck accident happened on US 95/Route 128 north in the town of Waltham, west of the Boston metropolitan region. The accident area is in the east central section of the state, about 50 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island and about 38 miles southeast of Nashua, New Hampshire.

MSP closed three lanes of traffic on US 95/Route 128 and the ramp to westbound Route 20, and traffic was forced to use one lane for several hours

Shortly after 1:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, 50 year old Douglas Mace of Waltham was driving a Boston Bark semi tractor trailer loaded with woodchips and light yard waste north on US 95/Route 128 in Waltham, MA. Boston Bark is a landscaping business based in Waltham. ... Read More

Three People Injured in Massachusetts Truck Accident

ANDOVER, MA – Three people were injured last Tuesday in a truck accident on a busy Massachusetts highway. The collision between the 18 wheeler truck and passenger sedan occurred on Interstate 495 in Andover, MA. The area is north of the Boston metro region in the northeast corner of the state, 34 miles southeast of Manchester, New Hampshire and 87 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island.

The 18 wheeler ended up on its side, partially in a gully at the side of the interstate. The tractor trailer finally stopped, blocking two lanes of traffic and trapping Mr. Ramos in the cab of his truck.

The truck accident happened at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon as an unidentified 17 year old boy and his passenger, 47 year old Larry Armstrong, both of Attleboro, MA, were in a 1997 Chevrolet Geo Prism. They were entering the southbound lanes of Interstate 495 from the exit ramp of Interstate 93 North. ... Read More

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