Erratic Driver on Mass Pike Arrested in Swamp
Numerous calls of an erratic driver in Charlton prompted a pursuit by police. Police say the erratic driver caused several crashes, and was arrested in a swamp after fleeing his car on foot.
Multiple People Hurt in Tractor Trailer Crash
A tractor trailer in Charlton on Sunday sent multiple people to the hospital, according to police.
Truck Crash in Charlton Leaves Several People Hurt
Several people were sent to the hospital after a truck crashed with cars in Charlton, Massachusetts, Sunday afternoon, state police said. There weren’t many details about the crash on state Route 20 at Masonic Home Road immediately available, including how many people were injured. The crash caused diesel fuel to be spilled, state police said, referring further questions to local…
Driver Arrested in Swamp After Wild Police Chase Now Facing a Dozen Charges
A driver who fled multiple crashes he caused, then a police stop, on the Massachusetts Turnpike Sunday afternoon in a wild chase that ended with his arrest in a swamp is now facing multiple charges, officials said. The driver finally crashed his gold Cadillac XTS sedan in Charlton and fled on foot, according to state police, and was only arrested…
Charlton Teacher, Now on Paid Leave, Facing Aggravated Rape Charge
A teacher at Charlton Middle School has been placed on paid administrative leave after his arrest earlier this month, as he faces serious charges including aggravated rape, according to officials in Worcester County. Todd Peloquin, who the Worcester Telegram and Gazette reports is an English teacher at the school, was arrested by the Leicester Police Department on March 9 and…
2 Killed in Charlton Wrong-Way Crash
The crash involved three vehicles, one of which was towing a boat trailer, and temporarily closed the highway, according to Massachusetts State Police and the Department of Transportation.
2 Dead in Wrong-Way Crash on Route 20 in Charlton, Police Say
Two drivers died in a wrong-way crash on Massachusetts Route 20 Wednesday in Charlton, police said.
Driver in 2016 Crash That Left Mass. State Trooper Dead Released From Prison
The driver in a crash that left a Massachusetts State Police trooper dead in 2016 has been released from prison. The Massachusetts Department of Correction confirmed that David Njuguna of Webster was released from custody on Wednesday. Njuguna was convicted in 2019 of involuntary manslaughter, motor vehicle homicide, driving an uninsured vehicle and driving to endanger in the crash that…
Authorities ID Man Killed in Mass. Pike Crash in Charlton
A crash on the eastbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton involving a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck left one man dead shortly before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. Massachusetts State Police identified the driver of the pickup truck as 35-year-old James Lucas, of Tyngsborough. Lucas was pronounced dead at the scene. According to State Police, the tractor trailer was…
Fatal Crash Shuts Down Lane on Mass. Pike in Charlton
A crash on the eastbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton involving a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck left one man dead shortly before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. The driver of the pickup truck, later identified as a 35-year-old Tyngsborough man, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the tractor trailer operator, a 54-year-old Nevada man, was not…