Five people have been injured, including two critically, in a Massachusetts car accident. According to a Boston Globe report, the car crash happened near Ashland High School along East Union Street in Ashland. Officials say the car left the roadway, struck a utility pole, and became partially submerged in a swamp. Two crash victims were airlifted to local hospitals in critical condition. The cause of the crash is unknown, but investigators suspect speed was a factor. Read the rest »
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The time immediately before, during, and after a surgical procedure can be critical for patients. A new study has uncovered a staggering number of mistakes made during this critical stage by medical professionals here in Massachusetts. The study, as reported in The Daily Beast, analyzed over 275 surgical procedures performed at Massachusetts General Hospital. In those procedures, about half involved a mistake, and a third of the errors made resulted in harm to the patient. Read the rest »
A male clerk suffered a head injury at work when a woman in her 40s crashed into a Dunkin’ Donuts. According to a Boston Globe report, the car crash happened at the corner of Church and Washington streets in Canton.
Officials say the driver may have hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes. The driver suffered minor injuries. The male clerk suffered non-life-threatening head injuries. There were no pedestrians on the sidewalk and no one else inside the Dunkin’ Donuts was injured. Read the rest »
A woman was killed and two children suffered serious injuries in a three-vehicle accident involving a cement truck. According to a news report in the Boston Globe, the fatal truck accident happened on Route 20 in Oxford.
Officials say the vehicle the 31-year-old woman was driving crossed the centerline and struck the cement truck, causing it to overturn before an SUV struck it. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Two children in her car, aged 8-months old and 24-months old, are in serious condition. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Read the rest »
A three-month-old girl has suffered serious blunt-force trauma injuries allegedly from her own father. According to a Boston Globe report, the 18-year-old father has been arraigned on two counts of assault and battery on a child with substantial injury. He has been ordered to stay away from his daughter. Read the rest »
A 44-year-old Massachusetts State Police trooper was injured in a car accident when his cruiser was struck by a tractor-trailer. According to a Boston Globe report, the truck accident happened along the Massachusetts Turnpike. Officials say the cruiser was parked in the right lane near a construction crew with its emergency lights on when it was hit by the truck. The cruiser was pushed across two open lanes and into the median guardrail. Read the rest »
There is only so much we can do as parents to prevent bike accidents involving our children. What we can do is provide our children with the knowledge necessary to make safe choices. Bicycle riding is fun and healthy, but it can be dangerous. We must remind our children what they can do to stay safe while biking, and provide them with the proper safety gear. Read the rest »
Burn injuries involve damage so severe it kills skin cells. There are many different types of burns and different degrees of burns a person can suffer. Many first and some second degree burns can heal on their own with home remedies. But more serious burn injuries need immediate medical attention to prevent complications and even death. Read the rest »
Uber advertises itself as the best, low-cost way to travel to Cambridge, Back Bay, or Logan Airport. The reason why Uber is able to offer such cheap rides is the same reason why choosing a ride sharing company is dangerous. Uber is not a taxi service. They don’t have to follow the same rules and regulations our local taxi service providers do. Before taking out your phone to hail an Uber, you may want to research how difficult it can be to seek compensation if you’re involved in an Uber car accident. Read the rest »
Boston pedestrian accidents often result in serious injuries or death. Even low speed collisions can lead to fatal traumatic brain injuries. When a pedestrian is killed in a Boston car accident, it must be determined who was responsible for the crash, how it could have been prevented, and if the driver’s negligence caused the collision. In some cases, the victim’s family is entitled to compensation from the at-fault driver. Read the rest »