Category Archives: Motor Vehicle 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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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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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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GM Recalls Nearly 474,000 Cars Over Gear Shift Problem

On Friday, September 21, the No. 1 U.S. automaker – General Motors Company (GM) – recalled 473,841 Chevrolet, Saturn, and Pontiac sedans worldwide. GM is aware of at least four recent crashes that resulted from an identified defect, with the … Continue reading

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One Teen Dead and Three Teens Hospitalized in Kingston, MA Car Crash

According to police, a motor vehicle crash on Elm Street in Kingston, Massachusetts Monday night left one teenager dead and three others hospitalized. Reportedly, the 1998 Ford Explorer was traveling east on Elm Street when the driver lost control, striking … Continue reading

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Taxi Accident in Boston

A car accident occurred on Thursday June 21, 2012 in Boston before 2 pm. The crash occurred at Albany and Herald streets in the South End, resulting in an overturned taxi. Two people suffered injuries and were transported to the hospital. … Continue reading

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Car Accident Leads to a Woman’s Miscarriage

A car accident occurred in Norton Massachusetts shortly before midnight on May 19 when 32-year-old David Boulter claimed that he fell asleep at the wheel as he was driving on Old Colony Road. His car crossed over the center line … Continue reading

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Gas Tank Fires

Government safety regulators have now expanded an investigation into gas tank fires in older-model Jeep Grand Cherokees. This investigation began two years ago, however injuries and accidents relating to these vehicles have continued. The investigation affects 1993 to 2004 Grand … Continue reading

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