Archives For Westborough MA
Family member to face charges, police say
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — A man will face charges Friday after he was accused of stabbing his 72-year-old mother in her Westborough home.
The incident happened in the home on Haskell Street on Thursday night, police said. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries.
Daniel F. Uhlman, the woman’s son, was taken into custody after a state highway worker told officials he saw a man covered in blood walking on East Main Street, police said.
He is charged with assault to murder, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and mayhem.
Pablo Salcedo killed Jan. 5 in Route 9 crash
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Police say a high school senior who died in a car crash in Westborough this month was texting at the time.
Eighteen-year-old Pablo Salcedo, a varsity soccer player at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough, was killed Jan. 5 when the minivan he was driving crashed on Route 9.
Police say Salcedo was driving west when he struck some sand-filled barrels, a barrier, and rolled onto its side in the eastbound lane where it hit another vehicle.
That driver was not hurt.
Police tell The Telegram & Gazette the investigation found that Salcedo “was distracted through the use of his cellphone to read and text messages.”
Pablo Salcedo was soccer player at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Police say an 18-year-old Westborough man has been killed in a crash on Route 9.
Pablo Salcedo was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
School officials say Salcedo was a senior and varsity soccer player at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough.
Police say the minivan Salcedo was driving west when it struck some sand-filled barrels, a Jersey barrier, and rolled onto its side in the eastbound lane where it hit another vehicle. The driver of that vehicle was not hurt.
The accident remains under investigation.
Superintendent Patrick Collins tells the Telegram & Gazette he had no comment on the death.
Two-car crash under investigation
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — A Westborough man was killed in a crash on Route 9 eastbound early Sunday morning, police said.
News partner MetroWest Daily News reported that police responded to the two-car crash at 12:36 a.m., according to a press release. Upon arriving at the scene in front of Speedway Plaza, police saw a Dodge Caravan rolled over with the driver trapped inside, according to a press release. The driver was taken out of the van by the Westborough Fire Department and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
The driver, identified as Pablo C. Salcedo, of 15 Willow St., was taken to the medical examiner’s office, police said.
The other driver, Srikrishnan Balasubramanian, 31, of Marlborough, was not injured, police said.
The crash is being investigated by an accident reconstruction team. Initial investigation shows that Salcedo’s van was going west when it hit sand-filled barrels at the plaza intersection, police said. The van then hit the barrier and rolled over on its side, then into the eastbound lane, hitting Balasubramanian’s vehicle, police said.
The road was cleared at 7 a.m., police said.