Tag Archive for Massachusetts Turnpike

UPDATE: Surviving Victim Transported, 1 EB Lane Open on Pike

UPDATED: The operator of the tractor-trailer involved in this crash has been medevaced to a trauma hospital. The breakdown lane on the eastbound side of the highway has been opened to traffic. Traffic backups are reaching up to three miles. No further information is being released at this time. –30– INITIAL RELEASE BELOW: At approximately…

1 Fatality, 1 Serious Injury in Pike Crash; Response Ongoing

At approximately 8:40 a.m. troopers responded to calls for a crash between a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle on the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Warren. The crash has resulted in a fatality and serious injury to a second victim. Preliminary investigation indicates the tractor-trailer and the other vehicle made contact on the…

‘Challenge’ Enforcement to Include Increased Turnpike Patrols

The Massachusetts State Police and the Department of Transportation today announced that Troop E of the State Police will roll numerous extra patrols on the Massachusetts Turnpike from Friday through Monday as part of a multi-state effort to enforce traffic laws and interdict dangerous drivers. Massachusetts and 14 other states tomorrow will kick off the…

Pedestrian Stuck While Walking on Mass Turnpike in Blandford

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 110913 – Pedestrian Stuck While Walking on Mass Turnpike in Blandford  Last night, at approximately 11 p.m., the State Police Northampton Communications Center received numerous calls reporting an individual dressed in dark clothing hitchhiking in the westbound lanes of the Massachusetts Turnpike in the vicinity of the North Road…