Sunday, May 5, 2013
The incident involved multiple vehicles near Exit 39 on I-93, with the vehicles scattered across the breakdown lane and the high speed lane, according to police scanner reports.
At approximately 8:00 p.m., a multi-vehicle crash with at least one injury was reported near Exit 39 on I-93 Northbound in Wilmington. First responders left the scene with the injured individual by approximately 8:25, heading to Leahy Clinic in Burlington, with one of the vehicles receiving some bumper damage. In addition to citing that the vehicles were scattered across the multiple lanes of the road, scanner accounts indicated that individuals from New Hampshire needed to come down to pick up a dog that was inside one of the vehicles.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
State Police reported no significant injuries on the crash near Rte. 62 on 93 Northbound
On Sunday at approximately 2:30 a.m., Massachusetts State Police off a portion of 93 Northbound after a crash involving a 2008 Honda Accord and a commercial party "bus limousine" near the exit for Rte. 62. The crash occurred at approximately 2:15 a.m. when a 28-year-old male from Methuen driving the Honda rear ended the limousine, operated by a 44-year-old male from Townsend who had approximately 30 passengers. Debris was discovered throughout the road and the left lane and median were blocked. Traffic was limited to one lane for half an hour, no ambulance transportation was needed for anyone involved in the incident, which is still under investigation.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
We'll have more information as it becomes available.
Wilmington Patch has learned that early on Saturday morning, Massachusetts State Police spotted a vehicle travelling north on I-93 near Concord Street travelling approximately 110 mph. While cruisers did not pursue the vehicle initially, they were able to catch up around the area of the exit for Rte. 62 heading into Wilmington and North Reading. A tow truck was sent for the vehicle, the driver is in custody. Wilmington Patch will have more on this story as it becomes available.
Friday, October 5, 2012
The state is warning that road work on Saturday and Sunday may cause backups as long as 20 miles on I-93.
If you're driving this Columbus Day weekend, avoid I-93 northbound in Boston. The state has issued a travel advisory that road work will narrow I-93 to one lane from the Tip O'Neil Tunnel to the Zakim Bridge, according to the Herald. Backups of 20 miles are expected for northbound travelers, so if you're heading back to Wilmington plan accordingly. The closures are planned to start Friday at 10 p.m. and go until 10 a.m. Saturday. Another work session is scheduled for Saturday 10 p.m. to Sunday 10 a.m. For a complete description of the work and lane closures, see the state's advisory. Because of the nature of the work, rain could force postponement. If you use Twitter, you can get roadwork updates from the Department of Transportation.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Asked about toll fairness during a Patch live chat, Governor Deval Patrick asked a reader whether he'd support high-speed tolls. Are these a good way to share the transportation funding pain, or another money grab?
Are high-speed tolls along Interstate 93 and other highways a smart way to help fund transportation in the state? Governor Deval Patrick mentioned such a system during a Patch live chat on Thursday. If you've gone up Interstate 95 into New Hampshire, you've seen high-speed tolling in action. The system is designed to read your EZ-Pass (nee Fast Lane) transponder while you breeze by at 65 miles per hour. There's no need to slow down or squeeze though a booth, as EZ-Pass users currently do on the Mass Pike, Tobin Bridge and harbor tunnels. The chat moved on to other topics, so no details about implementation were offered. What do you think? Would tolls along I-93 offer some fairness to riders in Boston, MetroWest and North Shore, who all pay…