• car crash November 29, 2023 10:20 am

    Baby girl critically hurt in I-495 car crash on Black Friday has died, police say

    A 1-year-old girl from New Hampshire died two days after the car she was in crashed on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts, police said Wednesday. The crash took place early Friday morning, the day after Thanksgiving. Massachusetts State Police haven’t identified the girl or the woman who was driving, but said Wednesday that the investigation into whether the driver, a…

  • Massachusetts November 10, 2023 5:10 pm

    N. Andover high school student dies in crash on I-495

    A high school senior died when her SUV veered into a pickup truck and crashed off the highway in Lawrence Thursday night.

  • car crash November 11, 2023 12:00 am

    N. Andover student, 18, dies in fiery crash on I-495 in Lawrence

    A North Andover high school student was killed after being thrown from an SUV on Interstate 495 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Thursday night in a crash that left three other students injured, police and school officials said. The 18-year-old driver died after she was hit by other vehicles on the highway, according to Massachusetts State Police. The three passengers in the…

  • i-495 October 10, 2023 4:05 pm

    RI driver dies in fiery car crash on I-495 in Plainville, Mass.

    A driver died in a fiery car crash on Interstate 495 early Tuesday morning in Plainville, Massachusetts State Police said. The driver was found partway out of a BMW sedan’s passenger’s seat and face-down in water in the median of the highway near mile marker 35.2, police said. The driver’s side of the car was on fire. Two state...

  • Massachusetts Turnpike October 4, 2023 11:48 am

    Truck hauling trash rolls over on Mass. Pike

    Trash spilled onto the side of the road; the driver had a minor injury.

  • Chelmsford October 4, 2023 11:16 am

    Serious crash on I-495 in Chelmsford

    One person was reportedly taken to the hospital by helicopter, state police said.

  • Chelmsford October 4, 2023 2:25 pm

    Wrong-way SUV slams into car on I-495 in Chelmsford, injuring 3

    Three people were hurt, two seriously, when an SUV crossed the median on Interstate 495 and crashed head-on with a car going the other way Wednesday morning in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, police said. The crash briefly shut both sides of the highway and required a medical helicopter to fly one of the drivers to the hospital, Massachusetts State Police said. The…

  • I-90 October 4, 2023 4:22 pm

    Truck crashes, spilling trash on Mass. Pike in Hopkinton

    A truck crashed as it was exiting the Massachusetts Turnpike on Wednesday, closing the ramp to I-495 by spilling trash on the side of the road, state police said. The driver had a minor injury in the crash in Hopkinton, which took place about 9:15 a.m., police said. Police estimated it would take about two hours for the ramp, from…

  • Massachusetts September 5, 2023 5:29 pm

    Police searching for man in Boxborough woods

    The search for a potential suspect in an assault is underway near the Boxborough-Stow town line.

  • Massachusetts September 5, 2023 7:15 pm

    Man who set off large police search in Boxborough now in custody

    A man who police say “may be connected to a potential assault” is in custody after a large search in the woods near Interstate 495 in Boxborough, Massachusetts State Police said. State troopers had set up a perimeter for their search roughly within the area of Eldridge and Harvard roads, the agency said. It had aircraft and police dogs helping…

  • WESTFORD May 8, 2023 4:13 pm

    Man Admits Dumping Woman's Body in Westford After Overdose in Car

    A man who’d been charged with dumping a woman’s body on a road in Westford, Massachusetts, in 2019 has pleaded guilty, officials said Monday. Daniel Perras, a 59-year-old from Easthampton, admitted leaving Melissa Mestre’s body near a secluded stretch of Providence Road on Jan. 31, 2019, and getting rid of her belongings at a bridge miles away in Western Massachusetts,…

  • i-495 April 18, 2023 2:47 pm

    Car Crash Causing Injuries Shuts I-495 in Littleton

    Interstate 495 in Littleton, Massachusetts, was shut temporarily Tuesday afternoon after at least one vehicle was involved in a rollover crash near Exit 81, officials said. Both sides of the highway were closed after the crash on the northbound side of the highway as a helicopter was brought in to take an injured person or people to the hospital, the…

  • lawrence January 30, 2023 4:13 pm

    Truck Carrying Trash Crashes on I-495 in Lawrence, Closing Lanes

    A truck carrying trash crashed on Interstate 495 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Monday, rolling over and closing two lanes of the highway, officials said. The crash took place on the northbound side of the highway before exit 104, the Department of Transportation said. It wasn’t immediately clear if anyone was hurt in the crash. State police urged drivers to avoid the…

  • WESTFORD November 15, 2022 6:17 am

    Truck Carrying Vehicles Strikes I-495 Overpass

    The truck was traveling on Boston Road when it apparently struck a I-495 overpass.

  • WESTFORD November 15, 2022 6:23 am

    Truck Crashes Into Overpass in Westford

    A truck carrying other vehicles hit an overpass Tuesday morning in Westford, Massachusetts. The truck was traveling on Boston Road when it apparently struck a I-495 overpass. Crews were seen inspecting the bridge. Additional details have not been released yet.

  • i-495 October 20, 2022 7:35 pm

    Power Lines Down on I-495 in Chelmsford, Causing Traffic Delays

    Downed power lines snarled traffic in both directions on Interstate 495 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts State Police said Thursday afternoon. Police said shortly after 6:30 p.m. that southbound traffic was backed up for three miles, and northbound for two miles. Authorities said southbound traffic was being diverted onto Route 3, with northbound traffic being sent onto Route 110 via Exit 88….

  • wareham October 18, 2022 12:13 pm

    Girl, 16, Killed When Minivan Veers Off Road, Hits Tree in Wareham, Police Say

    A 16-year-old girl was killed in a crash late Monday night in Wareham, according to Massachusetts State Police. The teenager was driving a 2008 Toyota Sienna southbound on I-495, when the minivan veered off the road and into the grass median, before hitting an embankment and striking a tree, according to a news release. She was the only person in…

  • Andover October 13, 2022 11:59 am

    Fatal Crash Causes Major Delays on I-495 in Andover

    A fatal crash caused major delays on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts, on Thursday morning. A truck carrying a roll-off dumpster was impacted by a box truck near the exit ramp while stopped in the right travel lane at around 7 a.m. on Thursday. The driver of the box truck, identified as an adult male, was transported to Lawrence General…

  • Plainville October 8, 2022 3:36 pm

    Halifax Man Fatally Hit by SUV After Walking on I-495

    A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on I-495 near Plainville, Massachusetts after getting out of his own car early on Saturday morning, according to police. Police say the currently unnamed 41-year-old man from Halifax, Massachusetts was hit by a Volvo SUV on the northbound side of I-495 near Exit 36B around 5 a.m., close to where his empty…

  • Andover July 20, 2022 3:56 pm

    Suspect in Standoff That Shut Down I-495 in Andover Has Died After Shooting Himself

    A Massachusetts man who shot himself after an hourslong standoff with police that shut down Interstate 495 in Andover on Tuesday night has died, state police say. The suspect, identified by police as Anthony Miele, 49, of Quincy, killed himself while state police negotiators were attempting to get him to surrender. He was taken to an area hospital, where he…

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