fatal car accident
February 23, 2010 – Chicopee, Mass. – A Springfield man was killed in a head-on car collision Saturday afternoon in Chicopee, Mass.
According to MassLive Lonnie Lee Murphy, 46, was driving his Geo Prism on Meadow Street at about 2:45 p.m. when he struck a Ford Explorer head-on. Murphy was transported to Baystate Medical Center, but authorities had pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Read the rest »
February 22, 2010 – Sturbridge, Mass. – A young Worcester woman died Friday night in a rollover accident on Interstate 84 in Sturbridge, Mass.
The Boston Globe reports that Courtney Bird, 25, died when the pick-up truck she was riding in was struck by an SUV that was attempting to change lanes. Police said that Bird died at the scene of the rollover crash.
Two other passengers, an 8-year-old girl and a 26-year-old woman, were ejected from the truck and were transported to University of Massachusetts Medical Center for the treatment of serious personal injuries. The driver of the truck, a 59-year-old woman, was not injured. Read the rest »
February 15, 2010 – Sutton, N.H. – A Massachusetts woman was killed Thursday morning in a Sutton, New Hampshire single-car accident on Interstate 89 (I-89).
According to Concord Monitor, Gretchen Geiger, 54, of Centerville, Mass. was driving her 2006 Volkswagen Jetta on I-89 when the car went off-road while rounding a curve near mile marker 28. Geiger was ejected from the vehicle when it rolled over multiple times. Authorities said she appeared to have not been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. Read the rest »
February 4, 2010 – Oak Bluffs – A 37-year-old Edgartown woman died Monday evening in a fiery crash that occurred near a hospital parking lot.
According to The Martha’s Vineyard Times, Rachel Dow died after her 1988 Acura Legend drove into the woods and caught fire in a tragic single-vehicle accident.
Witnesses said that at about 5:45 p.m., Dow was driving in the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital parking lot, when she quickly drove away, crossed the road and crashed into the woods. Read the rest »
January 21, 2010 – Springfield – The victims in two recent car crashes in Springfield and Holyoke have been identified by local police.
According to reports in Masslive.com, police have identified the 21-year-old fatal victim of a Springfield car crash that took place on January 19th as Toni Bushey of Chicopee. Police believe speed was a major factor in the single-car crash that also sent James Garnes and Erin Fett to Baystate Medical Center. Read the rest »
January 19, 2010 – Boston - A fatal rollover accident on Route 2 in Leominster has resulted in the death of the male driver.
According to reports on The Boston Channel, the rollover accident took place yesterday on Route 2 East near the Interstate 190 Interchange when the driver of a 2002 Suzuki lost control of his vehicle, causing the vehicle to rollover and land in the median.
Police are not yet releasing the name of the male rollover accident victim and the crash remains under investigation at this time. Read the rest »
January 15, 2010 – Springfield – The driver charged in connection with a fatal Springfield, Mass. Interstate 91 auto accident has entered a plea of not guilty.
According to a story from Masslive.com, Nathaniel Chisnall, 20, of Enfield, Conn. pleaded not guilty to numerous criminal and traffic charges stemming from the July 2009 crash, which left one person dead and six others with personal injuries.
The charges against Nathaniel Chisnall are listed below: Read the rest »
January 14, 2010 – New Bedford – The driver charged in a fatal 2009 rollover accident on Interstate 195 in Dartmouth, Mass. has entered a plea of not guilty.
The Cape Cod Times reports that Dakota Lauren Jones, 21, of Pocasset, Mass. appeared Wednesday in a New Bedford court, where she pleaded not guilty to a charge of motor vehicle homicide. Reports show that she may have taken prescription medications on the day of the accident. Read the rest »
January 5, 2010 – Bourne - An SUV has been confiscated and a person of interest is being questioned by Bourne police in connection to the death of 17-year-old Andrew Dexter, who was killed in a hit and run accident and found on New Year’s Day.
According to reports on The Boston Channel, a woman from Plymouth is currently being questioned by police after a phone tip led them to her damged SUV. Apparently the woman’s SUV has two large dents on the front passenger side of the vehicle as well as some missing silver trim, silver trim that may be identical to what was found at the scene of the fatal hit and run crash. Read the rest »
December 30, 2009 – Boston - Police have released the identity of a driver who was severely injured in a deadly head-on, drunk driving collision early Sunday morning on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
The Boston Herald reports that victim Rene Bronfield, 49, of Worchester, suffered substantial personal injuries in the collision, which occurred when Philip Daniels, 33, of Norwood, drove the wrong direction on the Mass Pike and crashed into Bronfield’s sports car. Police said Daniels was driving while under the influence of alcohol. Read the rest »