Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The victim was taken to a local hospital after the car she was driving hit a utility pole.
An 88-year-old woman is in serious condition after the car she was driving struck a utility pole at around 1:38 p.m., according to Waltham Police. The incident began when officers responded to a report of a car crashing into the pole at 135 Second Ave. Officers found the 2005 Buick Rendezvous had struck the police. The woman was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital where she is being treated for her injuries, according to police. The Waltham Police Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the crash.
The crash took place on Second Avenue.
UPDATED, 3:12 p.m.: An 80-year-old woman was transported to a Boston hospital for treatment of her injuries in the crash, according to Waltham Police Sgt. Tim King. Police are on the scene reconstructing the crash, King said. ------ Waltham firefighters are responding to a report of a car crash on Second Avenue, reportedly with serious injuries, according to scanner and Twitter reports. A car reportedly struck a utility pole near 135 Second Ave, according to Twitter reports. Stay tuned to Waltham Patch for updates to this story.
Friday, August 24, 2012
One person was taken to the hospital for injuries.
A multiple car crash has been reported on Route 128 southbound near exit 26, according to scanner and Waltham Police Twitter reports. A least 3 cars were involved in the crash and one person was taken to the hospital for their injuries, Waltham Police Sgt. Dennis Deveney tweeted. State Police also responded to the scene, Deveney tweeted. Authorities have cleared the scene, Deveney tweeted.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Tell us which intersection in Waltham is the most dangerous.
Waltham is large suburb where many car crashes occur at intersections, but some intersections are more dangerous than others. Here is your chance to help avoid those stress-inducing intersections. In the comments section below, tell us which intersections in Waltham are the worst. The resulting list can help drivers navigate around potential crashes.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A car went into the woods at Waltham High School.
UPDATED, 9:57 p.m.: A MedFlight helicopter landed at Waltham High School and transported another patient to the hospital Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. UPDATED, 9:40 p.m.: One patient has been extricated and taken to the hospital, while a second one has been removed as well. A MedFlight helicopter is on its way to the school to transport the second patient. ---------- Waltham firefighters are responding to a serious car crash at Waltham High School, according to Patch correspondent Stephen Walsh and Twitter reports. A car went into the woods leaving one woman trapped, according to Twitter user @matredsoxfan2. Firefighters requeted a MedFlight helicopter, but were told it was 35 minutes away. Instead, at least one ambulance is …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Miss a headline this week? Catch up with our weekly news roundup.
What do you think should go into this Waltham storefront? The driver of the car that struck a Waltham student will not face criminal charges. Police in Waltham and Brookline are looking for a man who allegedly robbed stores in both towns recently. A Waltham man was seriously injured in a June 7 car crash. A Waltham man was killed in 1974 allegedly by associates of former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger. We detailed the incident in this article.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Crash remains under investigation.
UPDATED, 5:19 p.m., June 3 with information from the victim, Julie Dumas: Dumas tells Waltham Patch in an e-mail that she only suffered abrasions and a broke clavicle. Also, she corrected prior police reports about the crash saying she is 38 years old and was actually driving a 2005 Honda Pilot. UPDATE, 8:20 p.m.: State Police have identified the driver as Julie Dumas, 39, of Arlington. UPDATE, 4:30 p.m.: State Police have identified the driver of the truck as Rosen Helge from New Brunswick, Canda. He was not injured. A 39-year-old Arlington woman sustained serious injuries on June 2 after a car crash on Route 128. The driver was travelling south at around 10:45 am. when her car, for unknown reasons, suddenly swerved from the far left …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
One injured in crash.
An overnight vehicle crash on Third Avenue left one man injured and several surrounding buildings without power. As of 10:30 a..m., electricity crews were still working to restore power to nearby buildings and businesses, said Waltham Fire Lt. Michael Murphy, and to assure their fire alarm boxes are working properly. The incident started when a vehicle crashed into two utility poles at around 11:30 p.m. near 70 Third Ave., Murphy said. The vehicle, a pickup truck, stopped after hitting a third pole, according to Murphy. The first two poles snapped and the third cracked, Murphy said. Third Avenue was still blocked this morning, Murphy said. The driver, an elderly male, was transported to a hospital by ambulance, and was concious immediately…
Monday, January 23, 2012
One victim taken to hospital.
One victim was taken to the hospital last night after the vehicle he was traveling in struck a utility pole near 643 Trapelo Road, according to scanner reports. The driver of the vehicle is in serious condition, according to FOX 25. Waltham firefighters repspnded to the scene of the single car crash at around 11 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, according to Waltham Patch coorespondent Matthew Carter, who tweeted reports of the crash. Firefighters worked for around 35 minute to extract transported him by ambulance to Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center in Boston, according to Carter. While the cause of the crash is unknown, the driver lost control of he vehicle, striking two vehicles and then a utility pole, according to FOX 25. NStar was …
Friday, August 12, 2011
Initial reports indicate those involved have non life threatening injuries.
Authorities are responding to a four car crash on Route 128 in Waltham this evening, according to State Police. The crash occured at 8:30 p.m. on the southbound side near exit 27, according to State Police. One car rolled over and a doctor who stopped at the scene suggested those injured sustained non-life threatening injuries. A Medflight helicopter is enroute to the scene. Stay tuned to Patch for updates.