Wakefield, Massachusetts Car Accident News

Car accidents happen every month in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Unfortunately, car accidents can cause serious injuries. If you or your loved one have been injured in a Wakefield car accident, it is important to speak to an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. At the Law Office of John J. Sheehan, we have helped many clients recover financial compensation for injuries caused by Wakefield car accidents. Contact us as soon as possible to schedule your free initial consultation. Below are some of the most recent car accidents that have taken place in Wakefield, Massachusetts.


A Raynham Couple Becomes Seriously Injured in a Head-on Motor Vehicle Collision

A serious car accident happened on Monday in Raynham, Massachusetts. A motorcyclist and his passenger, both residents of Raynham, were found laying on the ground with serious personal injuries following a three-vehicle crash. Law enforcement say that they rescinded a motor vehicle crash near 222 Pleasant Street in Raynham at 5:55 on Saturday. One vehicle hit the other vehicle from behind. 

As a result, the Ford Fusion, which is an SUV, crossed into the traveling lane, crashing head-on with a motorcycle. Both motorcyclists are expected to survive. Both the driver of the Ford Fusion and the driver of the Nissan Pathfinder were evaluated by emergency medical services to the hospital. The car accident remains under investigation by Raynham law enforcement.


Person Hospitalized After Single Car Accident in East Boston

On May 22, 2020, a victim was hospitalized after a single-car accident that resulted in the car catching fire. The car became charred and severely damaged after the East Boston accident. The accident happened just after 6:30 a.m. on 230 McClellan Highway. As a result of the car accident, one person needed to be taken to an area hospital with injuries that were undisclosed. The car as well as a telephone pole suffered serious damage. The cause of the car accident remains unknown, but an investigation is underway.


Police Bring Vehicular Homicide Charges Against a Massachusetts Man

A Massachusetts man is now facing charges for driving under the influence. A car accident left a woman in Norton, Massachusetts dead and caused significant property damage. Prosecutors are also charging the defendant with motor vehicle homicide, as stated by the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. The defendant allegedly sped up his Toyota Camry and went off of the road. He then hit a stone wall and a tree, according to officials. After an accident, a 36-year-old woman from Attleboro was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Both the woman and the defendant were taken to a Rhode Island Hospital for treatment for their injuries.


A Crash Into a Fall River Building Left Two Dead and Two Hurt

According to the Bristol district attorney office, a car accident happened after a car struck the curb, and went out of control. The car struck a building in which a thrift store operated at around 12:30 PM on May 20, 2020. The driver of the car was a Fall River, Massachusetts, woman. There was a 29-year-old woman in the front seat who died as a result of the accident. 

In addition, an 18-month-old child became injured after the car veered out of control and struck the building. Both the 74-year-old driver and the 29-year-old passenger died. A 23-year-old woman and the child were taken to a hospital to receive treatment. 


A Pregnant 20-Year-Old Woman Died After a Car Accident

The woman who died was only days away from giving birth to her child, a boy named Ashton. On Monday, many people made a memorial for her at the scene of the car accident. The victim was only 20 years old. A vehicle crossed the center line and struck the vehicle in which the young woman was a passenger. 

Additionally, a 25-year-old man became seriously injured, according to police. The injured man was the woman’s boyfriend. Police officers are investigating the accident and friends have established a fund to raise money for her funeral. No charges have been filed as of yet, but police are considering whether the driver who veered across the line should be charged with a crime. 


Driver Flown to a Boston Hospital After a Car Accident on I-95 South

On June 9th, a Burlington man became seriously injured in a car accident on Massachusetts Interstate 95 South, on the ramp to Route 128 South, according to state police. Many people called in to state police to report the accident. The car accident involved a 2009 Nissan Altima that went off the highway and crossed into the median. The injured party was so severely injured that the Peabody Police Department called a MedFlight helicopter to transport him to the hospital.

While law enforcement has created a reconstruction of the car accident, they have not yet released a police report. They still do not know why the car left the roadway. State police have not yet identified the driver who was at fault for the car accident. Law enforcement described the accident as a “car into the bridge.”


Three Car Accident Causes Shutdown on the Massachusetts Pike

A serious car accident took place in Grafton, Massachusetts. The car accident shut down a stretch of the Massachusetts Pike. The car accident involved a tractor-trailer truck and three other motor vehicles and happened on Tuesday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials. There was a heavy presence of emergency vehicles at the scene of the accident. Photos showed a mangled truck cap that had veered off of the highway and sat near a pile of lumber that spilled from the cab. The truck driver was taken to the hospital, but all of the other people involved only received minor injuries, according to the Massachusetts State Police.


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If you have become injured in a Wakefield car accident, you might be entitled to compensation. Contact the Law Office of John J. Sheehan today to schedule your initial consultation and learn how our personal injury team can fight for your rights.