Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Braintree Fire Department and Fallon Ambulance responded to the scene as well.
State police troopers helped a woman deliver her child in the breakdown lane of Route 3 South in Braintree Tuesday afternoon. The Massachusetts State Police shouted out troopers Hatchell and Kadingo and K9 McSweeney on Facebook for the assist and the Braintree Fire Department for responding and helping get the mother and child safely to South Shore Hospital. All appear healthy, the department said. Accolades on the social media site were quick and resounding. "Awesome! Great outcome. God bless our Troopers," Stephen Bainton said. Karen Sheridan added, "Great job glad everyone is okay!!! Congrats to the new parents!" This article will be updated with more information as it is available.
The children, aged 8 and 10, were found safe at a 7-11 in South Windsor, CT. late Monday night.
Two Braintree children who were allegedly kidnapped Monday afternoon were found safe late Monday night. Braintree and Massachusetts State Police issued an Amber Alert Monday for the two children, who were found at a 7-11 in South Windsor, Connecticut, according to updates from state police. Both appeared to be fine, according to the updates. Police were able to locate the children after a trucker found the vehicle they were reportedly traveling in as it exited Rte. I-84 in South Windsor, according to MSP. Connecticut State Police then responded to the area with cruisers and located the children. The Amber Alert was issued shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, after police began searching for the children and their father, John T. Lockwood, 54, …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Braintree police confirmed a chase Tuesday afternoon.
Air assistance from the Massachusetts State Police is en route to Randolph, where Braintree police are going after suspects who bailed from a vehicle. The suspects left their vehicle after Braintree detectives attempted a stop, the Braintree Police Department reported at approximately 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on Twitter. This article will update with more information as it becomes available.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
State Police are increasing enforcement of breakdown lane use where new fourth travel lane has opened.
Wednesday, January 23
The following was submitted by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police are reminding drivers traveling along I-93 and I-95 (Rte. 128) that use of the breakdown lane on I-93/I-95 (Rte. 128) has been discontinued in the area where the new fourth travel lane has opened. In late November, MassDOT opened a section of the new fourth travel lane along I-93 and I-95 (Rte. 128) between Route 24 in Randolph and a point just south of Rte. 109 near the Westwood-Dedham line. The new lane is part of the ongoing project to eliminate an existing bottleneck between Rte. 24 and Rte. 9 in Wellesley by having four continuous travel lanes in each direction of interstate roadway from the junction of I-93 and …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Massachusetts State Police and local police departments will be out this holiday weekend looking for drunk, impaired and dangerous drivers.
Drunk driving arrests by Massachusetts State Police increased by 30 percent or more than 1,100 drivers, said Massachusetts State Police Superintendent Colonel Timothy Allen at a press conference outside of Massachusetts State Police headquarters in Framingham Friday morning. As of Thursday, Dec. 27, Massachusetts State Police had arrested 4,866 individuals and charged them with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. In 2011, Massachusetts State Police arrested 3,728 individuals. Massachusetts State Police and local police departments will be out in force this holiday weekend looking for drunk, impaired and dangerous drivers on the roads, as part of their Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over holiday campaign. Natick …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The use of such electronic devices can be hazardous while operating a vehicle, State Police said this week.
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Saturday, December 1, 2012
Editor's Note: The following message was submitted to Patch by the Massachusetts State Police: The Massachusetts State Police, in conjunction with the Department of Transportation, have begun a public awareness message on the use of personal headphones, or “ear buds,” while driving a motor vehicle. The constant need for instant communication has helped pioneer a host of advanced cell phone technology and has become an integral part of our lives. Unfortunately, this has added to the many distractions that hinder safe operation of motor vehicles. Hands-free technology, including personal headphones, have helped eliminate the constant need to hold a cell phone while driving. But some operators have begun to use their headsets to listen to …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The accident happened at 7:15 p.m. on Monday and sent all five people in the vehicle to the hospital, with one woman dying from her injuries, state police said.
State police have identified the driver of a car that rolled over on Route 3 Monday evening in Braintree as a 26-year-old woman from Framingham. She died of injuries sustained during the accident, which may have been caused by erratic driving and excessive speed. Timella Warren was pronounced dead shortly after being transported to Boston Medical Center following the 7:15 p.m. crash on the northbound side of the highway, according to a statement by the Massachusetts State Police. At the time of the crash, there were five occupants in a 1996 Honda Accord, all of whom were ejected. In addition to Warren’s fatal injuries, the four passengers all sustained serious injuries, police said. The passengers were a 20-year-old Malden woman and three …
The accident happened at 7:15 p.m. and sent all five people in the vehicle to the hospital, with one woman dying from her injuries, state police said.
The cause of a crash on Route 3 in Braintree that resulted in the death of one woman and the injury of four others remains under investigation on Tuesday by the Massachusetts State Police. Five occupants involved in a roll-over accident on the northbound side of the highway were sent to South Shore Hospital and Boston Medical Center Monday night, according to police media relations. "The female operator, considered to have the worst injuries at the time of the crash, was later pronounced deceased at Boston Medical Center," the police said. "We will not be releasing the identity of the female operator pending next of kin notification per State Police Policy." State police on scene Monday night were assisted by the Braintree Police …
Monday, August 6, 2012
State police are on the scene near the rotary at Union Street in Braintree.
A vehicle carrying five people went out of control on Route 3 North in Braintree on Monday evening, causing an accident that sent all five to the hospital and closed lanes on the highway. Route 3 North was closed except for one lane near the scene of the crash at the Union Street exit as of 8 p.m. Monday. A Massachusetts State Police crime scene unit from Milton is on the scene, along with a reconstruction unit, to determine the cause of the crash, police spokesman David Procopio said in an email. One of the five in the car was injured seriously, Procopio said. Two people were taken to South Shore Hospital and three to Boston Medical Center.