Category Archives: Car Accidents

Takata Acknowledges a Defect in Air Bag Inflators

A recent article has reported that the air bag manufacturer, Takata, has agreed to a national recall of certain types of their driver and passenger side air bag inflators. These air bag inflators were made with a propellant that degraded … Continue reading

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EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS

Nissan has recently increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States for passenger airbags manufactured by the Japanese-based Takata. The massive airbag recall has affected over two dozen brands of vehicles in the United States. Defective Takata air … Continue reading

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Boston Bicyclist Struck and Killed

A visiting scientist from Japan has been killed while riding her bicycle in Boston. Police say that the rider, who has been working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was struck at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate … Continue reading

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Boy killed after struck by van in Allston

A 12-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a van in Allston this morning. The boy sustained a significant head injury when he was struck outside 460 Cambridge St. just before 6:50 a.m., according to Boston police and Boston … Continue reading

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Man Struck and Killed by MBTA Bus

Authorities say an 88-year-old man has died after being hit by a bus in Melrose. The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority says the man was struck by an MBTA bus near the intersection of Franklin and Pratt Streets around 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Honda, Toyota, Nissan recalls millions of vehicals

Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 3 million vehicles globally for a problem with passenger-side air bags – the inflator may burst, sending plastic pieces flying. According to a press release from Toyota, 170,000 front passenger airbag inflators … Continue reading

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Driver of bus that struck overpass to face charges

Massachusetts State Police will file criminal charges against the man who was driving a bus that struck an overpass on Soldiers Field Road in February, 2013. Samuel J. Jackson, 67, of Philadelphia faces a criminal charge of negligent operation to … Continue reading

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BU Student Hit & Killed

On Tuesday, November 13, a 21-year-old Boston University student was riding his bicycle at around 6:26 p.m., when he was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. According to police and witnesses, an MBTA bus might have been involved. The … Continue reading

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Police Identify Two Killed in N.H. Plane Crash on I-93

On Thursday, October 25, there was a small private plane crash along Interstate-93 in Hooksett, New Hampshire at approximately 1:10p.m. The plane hit a light post and then it dropped onto the busy interstate. The two passengers, a couple that … Continue reading

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Lynn Twin Struck by Car Dies

According to The Daily Item, late last Wednesday, September 19th, in Lynn, Massachusetts, twin brothers – Dillon and Riley McManus – were struck by a vehicle. Dillon McManus, 21, never regained consciousness after being struck by the car, and was … Continue reading

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