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Car, motorcycle collide in Manchester


Crash happened on Monson/Shirley town line

Moose vs. car

No roads forced to close

Freeport Train Crossing

Norm Karkos

CHESTER, Mass. — Authorities are investigating a fatal train collision in Chester in Hampden County.

State Police Sgt. Paul Coakley says troopers were notified at 5:15 p.m. Saturday of the collision.

He says details about the victim or circumstances leading to the incident are not available.

No roads were forced to close.

No students on bus hurt in crash

Mary Saladna/WCVB

NEWTON, Mass. — One person was injured Monday when a car and school bus collided head-on on Parker Street in Newton, according to police.

There were 26 children on the bus at the time of the crash, which happened near 340 Parker St. None of the children or the bus driver were hurt.

The driver of the silver Lexus sedan, a woman in her mid-50s, was taken to a local hospital, police said.

The bus was coming from the Brown Middle School at the time of the crash.

The crash is under investigation.

No immediate report of injuries

Telegram & Gazette

WEBSTER, Mass. —A car was struck by a train in Webster Thursday morning, Massachusetts State Police said in a tweet.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. on Main Street near the Webster/Dudley town line.


7 cars involved in Interstate 95 crash in Norwood

NORWOOD, Mass. —A woman was killed and two other persons suffered critical injuries in a series of crashes that involved seven vehicles on Interstate 95 in Norwood early Wednesday morning.

The fatal crash began with three consecutive collisions at the same spot around 2 a.m., near the Neponset Avenue exit, Massachusetts State Police said.

When one car struck the guardrail and spun around, it was struck by an oncoming car. The woman driving that car died, and her female passenger was taken to Boston Medical Center in critical condition.

The man driving the first car, which had spun into oncoming traffic, also suffered critical injuries.

Police said four other cars crashed into the wreckage.  The names of those injured and killed were not immediately released.

Massachusetts State Police detectives will determine whether criminal charges are warranted.

WAVERLY, Va. (AP) — Authorities say an Amtrak train has collided with a vehicle in south central Virginia and there are injuries.

Virginia State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Anaya says in a news release that the accident occurred on Route 40 in Waverly around 6 a.m. Thursday.

Anaya says there are unknown injuries and a medical flight is heading to the scene.

Amtrak spokeswoman Christina Leeds tells The Associated Press in an email that the Northeast Regional train 174 was traveling from Norfolk, Va., to Boston with 46 passengers on board. Leeds says there are no reported injuries to the passengers. She says the train will continue its route when authorities release it.

Troopers are investigating the crash.

Anaya says no other information is available.

Waverly is about 50 miles southeast of Richmond, VA.


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