Articles Tagged with pedestrian accident

According to a recent news feature from Mass Live, Gina Cappello, the vice chancellor at the University of Massachusetts at Boston (UMass Boston) has died as a result of the injuries she sustained during a fatal multi-vehicle car crash in Oxford, Massachusetts. She was 52-years-old at the time of her death.  She is one of two people who were killed in this tragic motor vehicle accident.

policelineAuthorities have said the accident occurred when a late model Lexus was exiting Interstate 395 in Worcester County and lost control as the driver was attempting to merge onto Sutton Avenue.  The driver then allegedly struck another vehicle traveling in the area.  This vehicle, a Toyota sedan, then lost control after being hit by the Lexus and crashed into two people walking down the sidewalk when the accident occurred.  Both pedestrians were killed. Continue reading

According to a recent news feature from the Eagle-Tribune, an off-duty 20-year veteran of the Boston Police Department struck and killed a high school student while driving in Milton, Massachusetts.

police-cruiser-1066864-mAuthorities say the 18-year-old female student was walking across the street as she was headed to her church.  It was a weekday, and the teen was a tutor for younger students as part of an after-school educational program. As she was walking across the street, the 44-year-old driver, who is a sergeant with the Boston Police Department, allegedly struck her with his vehicle.

The teen was pronounced dead soon after. Continue reading