A recent article has reported that the airbag manufacturer, Takata, has agreed to a national recall of certain types of their driver and passenger-side airbag inflators. These airbag inflators were made with a propellant that degraded over time causing ruptures that have been linked to
Nissan has recently increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States for passenger airbags manufactured by the Japanese-based Takata. The massive airbag recall has affected over two dozen brands of vehicles in the United States. Defective Takata airbags have been the subject
A visiting scientist from Japan has been killed while riding her bicycle in Boston. Police say that the rider, who has been working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was struck at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West at about 3:30 pm
On Tuesday, November 13, a 21-year-old Boston University student was riding his bicycle at around 6:26 p.m., when he was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. According to police and witnesses, an MBTA bus might have been involved. The accident occurred at the
According to The Daily Item, late last Wednesday, September 19th, in Lynn, Massachusetts, twin brothers – Dillon and Riley McManus – were struck by a vehicle. Dillon McManus, 21, never regained consciousness after being struck by the car, and was declared dead soon thereafter.
On Friday, September 21, the No. 1 U.S. automaker – General Motors Company (GM) – recalled 473,841 Chevrolet, Saturn, and Pontiac sedans worldwide. GM is aware of at least four recent crashes that resulted from an identified defect, with the potential to cause cars to
According to police, a motor vehicle crash on Elm Street in Kingston, Massachusetts Monday night left one teenager dead and three others hospitalized. Reportedly, the 1998 Ford Explorer was traveling east on Elm Street when the driver lost control, striking a pole and then a
A car accident occurred on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in Boston before 2 pm. The crash occurred at Albany and Herald streets in the South End, resulting in an overturned taxi. Two people suffered injuries and were transported to the hospital. If you are
A car accident occurred in Norton Massachusetts shortly before midnight on May 19 when 32-year-old David Boulter claimed that he fell asleep at the wheel as he was driving on Old Colony Road. His car crossed over the center line and crashed into a
Government safety regulators have now expanded an investigation into gas tank fires in older-model Jeep Grand Cherokees. This investigation began two years ago, however, injuries and accidents relating to these vehicles have continued. The investigation affects 1993 to 2004 Grand Cherokees, as well as
Shortly after 1 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2012, an MBTA blue line train collided with a construction vehicle near the Wood Island Stop near East Boston. The train, the last of the night, was heading towards Wonderland station when it collided with the vehicle.
Sean Bowman, a 28-year-old Whitman, Massachusetts resident and Coast Guard veteran with two daughters, was driving to college, when his Ford Windstar’s rear axle cracked in half, sending the minivan into a building. He died as a result of the accident. Early investigation indicated