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Archives for: June 28th, 2016

5 injured in highway crash

On June 25, Massachusetts authorities reported that a car accident left five individuals, including a state police trooper, with injuries. Other people were injured in the crash which continues to be under investigation.

Guests may have been feeding alligators before Disney attack

Massachusetts residents have probably heard about the fatal alligator attack that recently took place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. On June 14, a toddler was killed by an alligator when the animal dragged him into the water at the Seven Seas Lagoon. Since the fatal incident, reports have emerged that the Walt Disney World Resort knew about the alligators on its property but did nothing to warn guests in high-risk areas of the property.

Massachusetts accident leaves 1 dead and 4 injured

The Massachusetts State Police has reported that a 34-year-old woman was killed and four others suffered injuries during the early morning hours of June 5 when two SUVs collided in Middlesex County. The accident took place on Route 3, which is also known as the Northwest Expressway, in Chelmsford at approximately 1:30 a.m. Route 3 was closed to traffic for more than four hours in the aftermath of the crash as paramedics tended to the injured and accident investigators went about their duties.

Summer and graduation means more fatal car accidents with teen drivers

When school is out for summer in Massachusetts, teenagers have more free time, and that means more time driving vehicles. The American Automobile Association labels the summer season following Memorial Day as the 100 deadliest days. When AAA studied data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the past several years, the organization found that approximately 1,000 people died in car crashes involving teenage drivers during this time period around the country.

When a property owner may be held liable for fall accidents

When a Massachusetts resident becomes injured in a slip and fall accident, they may already want to blame the proprietor. However, it can be difficult to determine who is liable for slip and fall accidents especially if the accident takes place on private property.