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Cyclist Taken to Hospital With Serious Injuries After Boston Crash



    Cyclist Crash in Boston Under Investigation

    A cyclist who crashed on a busy street in Boston was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. (Published Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018)

    A cyclist is in the hospital after crashing his bike in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.

    According to Massachusetts State Police, a male cyclist was reported down on Perkins Street East, just west of the Jamaicaway, at about 3:20 p.m.

    The man, who was identified as a 64-year-old from Jamaica Plain, was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital with serious injuries, State Police said.

    An investigation revealed that the man lost control of his bike, causing it to crash. There were no vehicles involved, State Police said.

    Toddler Towed With Car, Left in Freezing Lot Overnight

    [NATL] Toddler Towed With Car, Left in Freezing Wisconsin Lot Overnight

    A 4-year-old girl was left alone inside a minivan overnight in a Milwaukee tow lot, authorities said. An impaired driver was pulled over and arrested for operating while intoxicated. Officers removed a 10-month-old child from the vehicle but left the 4-year-old girl, who spent the night in the tow lot where temperatures dropped to 19 degrees.

    (Published 6 hours ago)

    The road where the crash occurred, however, is busy and difficult to navigate on a bike, according to local cyclists.

    "You always have to pay attention, no matter what. To every car, every detail, everybody walking by you... it doesn't matter what it is," Max Singer, a local cyclist, said.

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