• Maine April 2, 2024 11:43 am

    Driver dies in lane-change crash on I-95 in Maine

    A driver died after merging into an SUV on Interstate 95 in Clinton, Maine, sending their car flipping off the highway, on Monday, police said. The car’s driver, who hasn’t been publicly identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Maine State Police. The crash took place about 5:42 p.m., when a 2009 Ford Fusion traveling north in the…

  • i-95 February 27, 2024 7:26 pm

    Deadly I-95 shooting: New video shows suspect car as hunt for gunman continues

    New video has surfaced of a car suspected of being involved in the still-unsolved deadly shooting on Interstate 95 in Foxborough, Massachusetts, earlier this month, and officials are asking for the public’s tracking the car down. The car, possibly a modified Hyundai Sonata, can be seen in the new video, released Tuesday by state police and the Norfolk District...

  • i-95 February 26, 2024 11:58 pm

    Prisoner escapes vehicle on jammed I-95 in Waltham, is caught after manhunt

    An inmate escaped a transport vehicle on Interstate 95 Monday night in Waltham, prompting a brief search in the area, Massachusetts State Police said. The prisoner was taken into custody after about an hour on nearby Second Avenue, a surface street in Waltham, according to police. About a dozen police cruisers were seen off Second Avenue around when the inmate…

  • i-95 February 21, 2024 11:40 am

    Truck downs utility poles, power lines in Lexington; I-95 off-ramps closed

    A truck hit a series of utility poles in Lexington, Massachusetts, Wednesday, closing a major street and Interstate 95 off-ramps. The accident on Bedford Street brought down poles and power wires, closing the road between Eldred Street and Hartwell Avenue, according to Lexington police. State police said ramps from I-95 onto the street were closed, saying that a tractor-trailer and…

  • i-95 February 11, 2024 11:47 pm

    One dead, multiple injured in rollover crash that temporarily closed I-95 in Georgetown

    A 45-year-old woman is dead and several others are injured, including a 5-year-old girl, following a rollover crash involving two vehicles on Interstate 95 in Georgetown, Massachusetts, that temporarily closed the highway in both directions early Saturday afternoon. Georgetown’s police and fire departments responded to the serious crash involving two vehicles on I-95 northbound at the Exit 78A/78B off-ramp...

  • death investigation December 15, 2023 12:41 pm

    Man hit and killed by pickup truck on I-95 in Maine

    A man walking on Interstate 95 in Augusta, Maine, was hit and killed by a pickup truck driving down the highway Friday morning, police said. It wasn’t immediately clear why the man, identified as Matthew Galletta, a 55-year-old from Manchester, Maine, was in the right lane of the highway when he was struck about 5:20 a.m. at mile marker 111….

  • Maine September 7, 2023 10:38 am

    Car fire causes 2 separate pile-up crashes on I-95 in Maine

    As traffic backed up on Interstate 95 on central Maine for a car fire Wednesday, two separate chain-reaction crashes took place down the highway, sending five people to the hospital, police said. Four vehicles were involved in each crash, police said Thursday — a big-rig truck that slammed into three cars ahead of it, closing the highway, and an SUV…

  • 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,…

  • Massachusetts August 29, 2023 12:09 pm

    1 killed, 1 injured in crash on I-95 in North Attleboro; driver arrested

    A man died from his injuries in a three-vehicle highway crash Monday in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, and another driver who allegedly fled the scene has been arrested. The crash around 4:15 p.m. closed down the northbound side of Interstate 95. State police say a 50-year-old man from Cranston, Rhode Island, was driving southbound in a Buick LaCrosse when he collided…

  • Pawtucket August 1, 2023 4:46 pm

    Crash on I-95 causes fire in RI storage building, driver seriously hurt

    A driver was seriously hurt and their vehicle caught fire, spreading flames to a U-Haul storage building, on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, early Tuesday morning, police said. A charred pickup truck remained at the scene and clouds of smoke billowed from the building during the fire, NBC affiliate WJAR reported. The driver was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital…

  • i-95 July 29, 2023 12:32 am

    1 dead after van rolls over in crash on I-95, Mass. state police say; 1 in custody

    One person is dead and another is in custody after a crash on Interstate 95 in the Danvers-Boxford area Friday afternoon, according to Massachusetts authorities. State police said the crash took place in Danvers, while the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said the crash was in Boxford. Three vehicles were involved in the chain-reaction crash, MassDOT said. One of the vehicles…

  • traffic June 1, 2023 5:06 pm

    Boston Traffic Is Up. Here's How Much and When Highways Clear

    It should come as no surprise to any Boston driver that bumper-to-bumper traffic is back. Not that Boston traffic was ever pleasant, but years of many companies allowing remote work during the pandemic did ease the load on many highways. Workers have been steadily returning to the office, however, and traffic is on the rise — in some parts of…

  • Massachusetts May 10, 2023 1:32 pm

    Large Brush Fire Closes I-95 Ramps in Reading

    A large brush fire burning near Interstate 95 in Reading, Massachusetts, on Wednesday closed a pair of ramps to the highway as well as a nearby road, police said. Firefighters from Reading and Stoneham were working to put out the blaze near the intersection of I-95 and Massachusetts Route 28, which is also Reading’s Main Street, according to Reading police….

  • truck crash May 8, 2023 2:54 pm

    Crashed Truck Spills Debris Across I-95 in Lexington, Slowing Traffic

    A truck rolled over on Interstate 95 in Lexington, Massachusetts, Monday, causing injuries and snarling traffic, police said. It wasn’t immediately clear how many injuries the crash caused. Massachusetts State Police said the crash, involving a truck carrying rocks on the northbound side of the highway, closed all but two lanes of traffic in both directions. The crash took place…

  • i-95 March 31, 2023 12:17 pm

    Body Found in Woods Near I-95 in Weston

    A person was found dead in the woods near Interstate 95 in Weston, Massachusetts, Friday, police said. Information on the person’s death, including who they were and how they died, wasn’t immediately available. The area where the body was found, which appeared to be a few hundred feet from the highway, may have been the site of an encampment...

  • traffic March 1, 2023 12:12 pm

    Crash Causes Injuries, Lane Closure on I-95 in Peabody

    A crash that involved multiple vehicles closed a lane of traffic on Wednesday morning on Interstate 95 south in Peabody, Massachusetts, according to the state’s department of transportation. The crash, which caused injuries, happened in the area of Exit 62. The left lane was closed as of 9:15 a.m., according to MassDOT. Aerial footage showed a crashed truck in the…

  • i-95 January 27, 2023 12:27 pm

    Truck Rolls Over in Woburn, Closing I-93-to-I-95 Ramp Indefinitely and Hurting Driver

    A truck carrying sand rolled over on the ramp from Interstate 93 north to I-95 south, closing the ramp for cleanup as well as two lanes of I-95 south, Massachusetts State Police said. The driver of the tractor-trailer was thrown from the crash and hurt, but expected to survive, police said. Footage from the scene showed sand spilled across much…

  • Boston January 26, 2023 11:52 pm

    Inside Boston's Changing Commute: How Traffic's Changed at Rush Hour and More

    Since the pandemic, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver says, we’re seeing shifts in when, where and who is commuting.

  • Dedham January 9, 2023 12:31 pm

    Crash Causes Serious Injuries, Closes Route 1 at I-95 in Dedham

    A car crash on U.S. Route 1 caused serious injuries, knocked down utility wires and closed more than one highway in Dedham, Massachusetts, near Westwood on Monday, officials said. The crash took place at the intersection of Route 1, which was closed in both directions, and Interstate 95, which was closed southbound, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. They…

  • i-95 November 15, 2022 12:55 am

    Wrong-Way Driver Detectors Being Installed on Some Mass. Highway Ramps

    Wrong-way driver detectors are being installed and tested on more than a dozen highway lanes and ramps throughout Massachusetts, as part of a $2.6 million pilot program by the state’s department of transportation. This week, there will be overnight lane and ramp closures on some highways, as crews work to install the systems aimed at curbing wrong-way crashes. Through Friday…

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