Road debris in Salisbury caused near-fatal accident

Road debris in Salisbury caused near-fatal accident

Last week, a Salisbury woman was driving to work when her car hit a large piece of metal debris that was lying in the middle of the road. The object was tossed up over the hood of her car and went crashing through her front windshield. Later, police officers told her...
Alleged drunk driver arrested after fatal Lakeville crash

Alleged drunk driver arrested after fatal Lakeville crash

Here in Massachusetts, we all know the dangers of drunk driving. When people choose to get behind the wheel of a car after drinking, they put their own lives and the lives of others in jeopardy. Despite the many victims who have been injured and killed by drunk...
5-car Peabody crash leaves 2 injured

5-car Peabody crash leaves 2 injured

On Friday afternoon, Massachusetts state police were notified of a vehicle that was stalled on Route 128 in Peabody and obstructing a lane of the road. While responding to that call, police received another call about a serious car accident in the same area. According...
When winter hits, pedestrians could end up in trouble

When winter hits, pedestrians could end up in trouble

Lowell residents know how to brave a winter storm. Snow rarely slows us down too much, but as many of us know, it can lead to difficult conditions on the road. Car accidents are not uncommon when winter strikes, but what we may neglect to think about is the impact it...
Peabody residents push for new street light after fatal accident

Peabody residents push for new street light after fatal accident

St. Adelaide Church on Lowell Street in West Peabody is a busy place when mass is in session. According to a reverend at the church, as many as 400 people may come and go before and after services. While the church has one adjacent parking lot, the second lot is...
Risk of child pedestrian accidents increases as school starts

Risk of child pedestrian accidents increases as school starts

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car crashes are the leading cause of death for very young children and those ages 11 to 14, with 4,743 children killed in car accidents in 2012; 22 percent of these cases were pedestrian fatalities. The...