Traffic Factor in Commuter Train/SUV Accident That Left Woman Seriously Hurt

Photo: (credit: Anna Meiler/CBSBoston) Belmont’s increasingly congested streets appear to have played a factor leading to an early morning collision between an SUV and an MBTA commuter train at the intersection of Brighton Street and Blanchard Road that left a women critically injured at 8 a.m., Friday, Dec. 9. While MBTA Transit Police Superintendent Richard […]

Mack Truck Takes A Pleasant Street Tumble, Halting AM Traffic Into Center

Photo: Speed may have been a factor in the one-vehicle accident near Belmont Center on Thursday, Aug. 25. Late morning traffic came to a halt at one of the busiest town intersection when a dump truck carrying gravel took a tumble sometime before 8:30 a.m. at the corner of Pleasant and Leonard streets, on Thursday, […]

Belmont Police Officer Hurt in Two-Vehicle on Belmont/Arlington Line

Photo: The incident (Photo courtesy of Boston’s WCVB-TV) A Belmont Police officer was taken to a local hospital after being involved in a two-vehicle accident on the Belmont/Arlington town line on Thursday morning, June 16.  In a press release from Belmont Police Assistant Chief James MacIsaac, just before 11:30 a.m., a marked Belmont Police cruiser […]

Breaking: Bicyclist Hit by a Vehicle in Bike Lane at Concord and Bright, In Hospital

Photo: The location of the accident. A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle while riding in the dedicated bike lane at the intersection of Bright Road and Concord Avenue at approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3. A preliminary police report said the bicyclist suffered non-life-threatening injuries but they were serious enough that required the cyclists […]