Fatal Car Accidents

When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury because of the fault or carelessness of another person, it would be in your best interest to seek the professional help of a Personal Injury Attorney. This will help to ensure that your case is handled properly and you are adequately compensated for your accident or loss.

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Massachusetts Most Dangerous Intersections

Do know where the state’s most dangerous intersections are? You’ll want to keep this CBS Boston story in mind next time you’re driving through one.

They are the worst of the worst and the I-Team found they are ground zero for hundreds of injuries year after year.

“I think my head hit the […]

Fatal Car Accident Ruled on by Massachusetts Court

The crime of leaving the scene of a fatal accident requires prosecutors to prove that the defendant knew he collided with a person, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled Friday.

The ruling came in the case of Paul Daley, a retired Quincy firefighter who was charged with striking a man with […]

November 19th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Accidents, Fatal Car Accidents, Hit and Run, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Fatal Car Accident Ruled on by Massachusetts Court

Driver Traveling 100mph Killed

As reported on Boston.com:

A 26-year-old woman was killed in Halifax early Saturday morning after her SUV slammed into a tree, according to the Halifax Fire Department.

Caitlin Ledwell of Halifax was driving her 2011 Nissan Rogue around 100 miles per hour on South Street, before careening off the road and striking […]

October 8th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Car Accidents|Comments Off on Driver Traveling 100mph Killed

Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-495

A 35-year-old Newburyport man sustained life-threatening injuries and another man was killed in a multi-car crash on Interstate 495 south in Methuen yesterday afternoon.

Jeffrey Plante was flown to Boston Medical Center by medical helicopter and his prognosis was not known last night by press time, according to state police.

According to […]

September 24th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Multi-vehicle Collision|Comments Off on Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-495

Drivers in Wrong-Way Accidents Result in Highway Fatalities

This weekend two separate highway accidents resulted in fatalities.

A three-vehicle crash at the entrance of the Tip O’Neill Tunnel occurred when a driver entered the northbound side of the expressway the wrong way and struck an oncoming vehicle. All victims were taken to area hospitals, where the driver of the […]

September 11th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Drivers in Wrong-Way Accidents Result in Highway Fatalities

Three-Vehicle Highway Crash

Boston.com reported the death of a woman and a seriously injured man after a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 93 in Andover Saturday afternoon, according to State Police. The victims, a 52-year-old woman and a 54-year-old man, both of Methuen, were traveling on a motorcycle around 1:45 p.m. on the southbound […]

August 16th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Three-Vehicle Highway Crash

Is Route 24 One of the Most Dangerous Highways?

A series of fatal accidents on Route 24 has recently brought attention to the dangers of driving on the Massachusetts highway.

The numbers speak for how bad Route 24 has become — but it might have reached a low last week, according to West Bridgewater Deputy Fire Chief Paul Golder, when […]

July 18th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident|Comments Off on Is Route 24 One of the Most Dangerous Highways?

Roadway Fatalities On the Rise

The National Safety Council recently reported that traffic fatalities have increased by 12% over the last 3 months as compared to the same time period in 2011. During this time in 2011, there were approximately 7,300 roadway fatalities across the U.S. During the same time in 2012, there were approximately […]

May 31st, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident|Comments Off on Roadway Fatalities On the Rise

Distracted Driving: The Numbers Don’t Lie

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month may have passed, but in exploring what is behind the Department of Transportation (DOT) putting a spotlight on this issue, there are some statistics that we would like to share. They are quite sobering and further enforce the need to educate drivers on the dangers […]

Boston Accident Attorney Warns – Do Not Text and Drive

Do not text and drive. It’s that simple.

Not only is it extremely dangerous to text and drive, but it is illegal and has been banned in 37 states. Massachusetts law prohibits all drivers of using cell phones and hand-held devices to read, write or send messages when behind the wheel […]

April 23rd, 2012|Auto Accident, Bus Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Public Safety, Texting While Driving, Truck Accident|Comments Off on Boston Accident Attorney Warns – Do Not Text and Drive

Understanding the Risks Associated with Distracted Driving

Each time a driver picks up their cell phone while driving, they are consciously making the decision to take their eyes off the road and operate a vehicle under negligent circumstances. This situation endangers the driver, passengers and anyone on the road. Cell phone use is not the only driving […]

April 17th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Texting While Driving|Comments Off on Understanding the Risks Associated with Distracted Driving

Two Women Struck by Cars in Swansea

According to State Police, two women were attempting to cross Route 195 in Swansea when they were struck by two separate vehicles. One of the women was killed and the other suffered serious injuries.

A preliminary investigation demonstrated that a car carrying the two Fall River women stopped in the breakdown […]

March 21st, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Accidents, Fatal Car Accidents, Highway Accident, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Two Women Struck by Cars in Swansea

High School Student Dies in Westfield Car Accident

According to police reports, an 18 year old woman died, and two others required hospitalization, following a fiery car accident early Friday morning.

The woman who was killed was a senior at Gateway Regional High School.  The two other passengers, a 22 year old man from Douglas, and an 18 year […]

March 6th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Fatal Car Accidents|Comments Off on High School Student Dies in Westfield Car Accident

Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Car Accident With Pickup Truck in Worcester

A 69 year old woman was killed on the night of February 12th when she was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Route 20 near Auburn.  The pickup, a 1999 Chevrolet, was driven by a 17 year old from Leicester.  The woman was crossing from north to south and […]

March 4th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Driving Safety, Fatal Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Car Accident With Pickup Truck in Worcester