• hit-and-run February 8, 2024 6:09 pm

    New details on Mass. hit-and-run crash seen on shocking dashcam video

    A police report sheds new light on the under-the-influence joyride that resulted in a hit-and-run in Bellingham, Massachusetts, last month, all of which was caught on shocking dashcam video. The report from police in West Greenwich, Rhode Island, details how the driver, identified as Massimo Sweet, turned himself after driving the 1-800-GOT-JUNK truck in on the night of Jan. 14….

  • hit-and-run February 1, 2024 12:42 pm

    Woman, 86, seriously hurt in Leicester hit-and-run, police say

    An elderly woman was seriously hurt last month in a hit-and-run in Leicester, Massachusetts, police said Thursday, asking for the public’s help finding the driver involved in the early morning crash.

  • hit-and-run January 9, 2024 3:44 pm

    Police seek plow that destroyed Acushnet church sign, drove off

    A snow plow destroyed a church’s sign and fence while working Sunday in Acushnet, Massachusetts, and the driver left the scene, police said. In fact, the driver later passed by an officer who was taking a report and didn’t stop and explain what happened, Acushnet police said Tuesday, asking for help finding the driver. They shared images of a...

  • Brockton September 14, 2023 9:26 pm

    Video shows moment driver drags Massachusetts state trooper while fleeing traffic stop

    A driver dragged a Massachusetts state trooper Wednesday evening in Brockton, police said Thursday, hours before catching the wanted man.

  • Fitchburg September 6, 2023 5:18 pm

    Police seeking car that seriously hurt person in Fitchburg hit-and-run

    Police are looking for a car that left a person seriously hurt in a hit-and-run in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, on Sunday. Fitchburg police asked for the public’s help finding the silver, four-door car, possibly a Nissan or Toyota, that left the scene of a crash on Westminster Street near the Super Mart about 7:52 p.m. The car was missing its...

  • Boat crash September 4, 2023 7:49 pm

    Hit-and-run boat crash on Lake Winnipesaukee remains under investigation

    Police in New Hampshire were still gathering information on a hit-and-run crash that badly damaged a boat on Lake Winnipesaukee last month, investigators confirmed Sunday. Boaters on a 50-foot-SeaRay boat fled the scene after it crashed into a docked vessel in Wolfeboro’s Winter Harbor late Saturday, Aug. 12., according to New Hampshire State Police. An image shared by police showed…

  • hit-and-run August 29, 2023 11:43 pm

    New details on deadly hit-and-run crash on I-95 in North Attleborough

    The driver accused of causing a deadly car crash on Interstate 95 in North Attleborough, Massachusetts, on Monday appeared in court Tuesday, where prosecutors said he was seen shrugging before leaving the scene. Joseph Pompei Jr., a 50-year-old from Cranston, Rhode Island, was arrested later Monday on charges including motor vehicle homicide over the crash, which left a man dead,…

  • Cape Cod August 24, 2023 12:11 am

    ‘Praying for Sandy': Man speaks after motorcycle hit him and his wife in Falmouth

    From his bed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dave Fitch is hoping his team of doctors can save his leg. “I’ve had three surgeries here, and it became clear to me that my leg had actually been crushed,” he explained. “And they have been, for the past eight days, trying to save my leg from being amputated.” By means...

  • Falmouth August 21, 2023 2:18 pm

    Arrest made in hit-and-run crash that injured husband and wife from Falmouth

    An arrest has been made in connection with a hit-and-run crash last week that seriously injured a husband and wife from Falmouth, Massachusetts. David Eldredge Jr., 33, of Falmouth turned himself in to police on Friday and is charged with two counts of leaving the scene of personal injury, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, reckless operation of…

  • Cape Cod August 16, 2023 1:04 pm

    Husband and wife injured in hit-and-run motorcycle crash in Falmouth

    A husband and wife were injured when they were hit by a motorcycle while in a crosswalk on Monday night in Falmouth, Massachusetts. Falmouth police said they received a call at 8:48 p.m. Monday reporting that a motorcycle had struck two pedestrians on Main Street in front of the Estia Restaurant. Both people were in a marked crosswalk at the…

  • New Hampshire August 14, 2023 7:35 am

    After boat crash on Lake Winnipesaukee, occupants flee, NH police say

    Boaters fled the scene of a crash after their vessel slammed into another one at a dock on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee on Saturday night, state police said. The occupants of a 50-foot SeaRay boat were taken from the scene of the crash by another boat which had been located Sunday morning, police said. It wasn’t immediately clear if...

  • Boston August 10, 2023 11:57 am

    Pedestrian seriously hurt in South Boston hit-and-run near I-93

    A man was seriously hurt early Thursday morning after being hit by a vehicle on Columbia Road in South Boston, and the driver involved left the scene of the crash, according to Massachusetts state troopers. State police said that it responded to a report of a pedestrian being hit just before 2:30 a.m. on Thursday on Columbia Road at the…

  • revere August 5, 2023 12:04 am

    Police search for driver who hit 2 motorcyclists in Revere

    Police in Revere, Massachusetts, are investigating a hit-and-run crash that injured two motorcyclists last month. The crash happened July 22 on Lee Burbank Highway near the Shell station, police said in a Facebook post Wednesday. Authorities are looking for an SUV that is believed to be a dark color. It was traveling north at the time of the crash. The…

  • New Hampshire August 2, 2023 10:07 pm

    Driver arrested after deadly hit-and-run in Plaistow, NH

    A New Hampshire woman was killed Wednesday in a hit-and-run crash in Plaistow, and a driver was later arrested. Police responded shortly after 3:30 p.m. to the intersection of Main Street and Westville Road, where a pickup truck hit a motorcycle and fled the scene. The motorcyclist, identified as 64-year-old Lory Beck of Epping, was taken to Lawrence General Hospital…

  • hit-and-run August 1, 2023 12:20 am

    Man wanted in Hyde Park hit-and-run that killed boy, 4, turns himself in after police received tip

    A man wanted in a hit-and-run car crash that left a 4-year-old boy dead this month in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood has turned himself in, police said Monday. Olguens Joseph was wanted on charges of motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation, leaving the scene of a personal injury and death and operating an unregistered/uninsured vehicle. It was surveillance video...

  • hit-and-run July 27, 2023 1:54 pm

    Man arrested in hit-and-run of woman found dead in Maine ditch, police say

    A man was arrested Thursday in a hit-and-run that left a woman dead in a ditch in Maine near Acadia National Park last month, police said. John Holdsworth, 31, was arrested Thursday morning on a charge of manslaughter in the woman’s killing on June 10, according to Maine State Police. Holdsworth, from Hancock, is suspected of being behind the wheel…

  • Hyde Park July 25, 2023 11:37 pm

    Police continue search for driver in Hyde Park hit-and-run that killed 4-year-old

    A week after a hit-and-run crash that left a hit-and-run crash that left a 4-year-old boy dead in Hyde Park, the Boston Police Department is continuing to search for the person responsible. The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. last Tuesday on Wood Avenue. The following day, police released surveillance images and said they were searching for a dark grey subcompact…

  • Hyde Park July 19, 2023 12:15 am

    Young boy killed in Hyde Park hit-and-run

    A child has died from his injuries in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood. In a press conference, the Boston Police Department said officers responded to Wood Avenue around 9:30 p.m. to find a boy, believed to be 4 years old, hit by a vehicle. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced…

  • Cape Cod July 12, 2023 1:02 pm

    Conn. man dead after hit-and-run on Cape Cod

    Police on Cape Cod are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash on Monday night. Officers in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, were called shortly after 9:30 p.m. to a report that a man was lying on Route 6. The man was found unresponsive and bleeding from his head, police said. First responders performed CPR on the man and took him to Cape Cod Hospital….

  • READING June 16, 2023 2:01 pm

    ‘Slow down and move over': Tow truck driver injured in Reading hit-and-run

    A tow truck driver was hit by an SUV in Reading, Massachusetts, this week while his vehicle was parked near a school, and the driver didn’t stop. Reading police have found the driver, an elderly woman, and are asking the RMV to check if she’s still competent to have a driver’s license. The hit-and-run happened Tuesday on King Street,...

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