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Pedestrian Critically Injured in Truck Accident Near Boston’s South Station

Published in on April 4, 2024

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A serious vehicular incident disrupted the morning commute in Boston today, as a pedestrian was struck by a truck near South Station, sustaining life-threatening injuries. The Boston Police Department confirmed the accident occurred at the busy intersection of Essex St. and Atlantic Ave. Currently, there is no information available regarding the identity of the injured pedestrian.

The occurrence prompted an immediate response from the Boston Police Department, as the team commenced their investigation into the accident. The traffic in the vicinity of South Station experienced considerable delays, leading authorities to urge drivers to take alternative routes. An advisory was issued on social media advising commuters of the traffic situation and to avoid the area if possible.

The specifics of the accident, including the events that led to the pedestrian being hit or the status of the truck driver, have not yet been disclosed. The intersection where the accident took place is notoriously busy, with high levels of both pedestrian and vehicular traffic, and has seen its share of incidents in the past. The frequency of these occurrences has sparked concerns about safety amongst residents and commuters alike.

In response to the rush-hour accident, emergency services, including paramedics and traffic control officers, were dispatched to the scene to assist and manage the situation. While updates on the pedestrian’s condition have not been forthcoming, their injuries have been described as life-threatening by the Boston Police Department. Witnesses to the accident were alarmed by the scene, which adds to a growing list of traffic-related incidents in the city that

Source: Hoodline

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