Massachusetts residents may be interested to learn of a recent horrific accident that killed a popular former middle school teacher of the town of Middleboro. According to reports, the police have now charged the 20-year-old driver that struck the 61-year-old former teacher with vehicle homicide. The criminal charge stems from the allegation that the 20-year-old was driving while intoxicated when the car accident occurred.
One of the benefits of attending a top-flight university is the additional enrichment opportunities provided to students. A group of Boston University students were taking advantage of a study abroad experience in Auckland, New Zealand, when their adventure took a tragic turn.
Cape Cod is a destination for tourists and a beloved home for many residents. In the mid-Cape town of Dennis, local residents lost a long-time resident and business owner.
Some professions are inherently more hazardous. Firefighters, construction workers, those in the fishing industry and farmers are among the more hazardous professions. Industry regulations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, are intended to monitor existing safety regulations and help to implement new ones as the situation warrants.
The driver school adage of "watch out for the other guy" may be even truer for motorcyclists than for automobile drivers. Due to lack of physical protection, the driver of a motorcycle is inherently more vulnerable to injury, should an accident occur.
Two sisters are now widows after a Massachusetts liver transplant between their husbands. The gift of life that one brother-in-law gave to the other, cost the donor his life.
Pedestrian accidents are often serious and can sometimes lead to permanent injuries or death. A pedestrian accident in Waltham last week led to the death of a Bentley University graduate student. The 23-year-old woman, struck by a pickup truck, died from injuries she suffered in the accident.