Monday, January 7, 2013
The DOT reported a rolled over vehicle near the Union Street exit.
Traffic resumed as normal on Route 3 in Braintree at about 2 p.m. this afternoon after a rollover accident near Exit 17. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation reported on Twitter that all southbound lanes are now open. Shortly after 1 p.m., at least one vehicle got into an accident prior to the Union Street exit. Braintree firefighters, state police and the MassDOT responded to the accident. Will update as more information becomes available.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Braintree Mayor Joseph Sullivan said that the plan is only in its preliminary stages and public comment will be welcome on the MassDOT project.
State transportation officials briefed Mayor Joseph Sullivan about a month ago on the plan pitched by undisclosed developers to add a toll lane to Route 3 to help ease congestion on the highway as it passes through Braintree and other towns. "It is some creative thinking," Sullivan said. "There is a benefit to adding a lane to the highway." But Sullivan also cautioned that the proposal – reported last week by the State House News Service – is only in its initial stages and that before moving ahead the MassDOT must work with developers to refine the plan and seek public input. The toll lane, using EZ-Pass technology, would raise money to help finance the highway expansion project, slated to run nine miles from Braintree to Norwell, …
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.