Wednesday, February 27, 2013
A police chase early Wednesday morning has ended with a dozen charges against a Wilmington man, including allegations he struck a Sheriff's deputy while drunk.
A driver that originally drew the attention of police on I-95 in Danvers early Wednesday morning was eventually arrested more than an hour later after a police chase through three towns that included allegedly striking a sheriff’s deputy. Paul Tierney, 34, of Wilmington faces 12 charges, including his third charge of operating under the influence of liquor and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. It began at 1:27 p.m. in Danvers on I-95 southbound near the Ferncroft rotary. A trooper spotted a red Kia Sorrento and went to stop it. The Kia didn’t stop and headed south on I-95, getting off at the Centre Street exit. “Once they came off the highway the trooper terminated the pursuit for safety reasons,” said Lt. Daniel Richard, a …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
A Shaw's tractor trailer had one of its fuel tanks punctured and left a trail of fuel up I-95 on Friday afternoon.
A tractor trailer truck leaked about 25 gallon of diesel fuel along I-95 on Friday afternoon. The leak in the Shaw's tractor trailer's fuel tank was discovered at about 1:30 p.m. after it had leaked some diesel fuel a few miles along the northbound lane of the highway, starting in Peabody. The driver was alerted to the leak and pulled over the truck near exit 47 (Route 114) in Danvers. The damage occurred when the 50-gallon saddle tank was damaged by something on the road, according to Lt. Mike Graves of the Danvers Fire Department. "He had been leaking down the road," Graves said. "It was leaking for quite a ways." Firefighters contained the spill along the side of the road. When it stopped, about 25 gallons leaked to the road, said Ed …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
A Danvers man was pulled from a burning car on I-95 earlier this week.
A Danvers man was pulled from his burning car just before it exploded earlier this week, following a crash on I-95 in Peabody, reports Patch news partner WHDH. The crash happened early Tuesday morning. Howie Lane of Essex was plowing the road at about 2 a.m. when he heard "a big noise" that "jolted the truck," he told channel 7. Lane went into action. The Jeep that struck the plow was on fire and the driver inside - later identified as Franco Carullo, 35, of Danvers - was unconscious. Long and his plowing partner pulled the man — whose pants had caught on fire — from the Jeep. The door was locked so he smashed the window to get to Carullo. Click here to read the full coverage by WHDH and see the video.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Several cars are off the road and there was at least one crash on I-95 near the Ferncroft Rotary on Thursday morning.
Three people are injured in multiple car crashes on I-95 southbound near the Ferncroft Rotary on Thursday morning, according to initial reports from first responders. The crash, plus other spinouts in the area, were attributed to icy conditions. All injuries were believed to be minor. The first crash occurred at about 6 a.m. A State Police trooper at the crash reported that there were “numerous cars all over” in a radio transmission and that the road was "all black ice." The state Highway Department was headed to the area to set up an arrow-board to direct drivers away from the crashes. Some of the vehicles would require a winch to get them back on to the road, according to State Police. At least three cars were in the ditch, according to …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
A company that has played a key part in the transformation of downtown Salem has come to Danvers, buying some unique office space off Centre Street.
A collection of historic buildings that make up an office complex in Danvers has new owner. RCG, which has made as name for itself on the North Shore for its work in Lynn and Salem, has purchased Wadsworth Village on Centre Street. RCG bought the 2.6 acre complex at 130 Centre St. at the end of August for $2.235 million. The property is about 95 percent occupied, but assistant property manager for RCG, Ben Bouchard, said some small spaces are still available, some renting for a low as $200 per month. One space in the main former school building on the second floor facing I-95 is available for $500 per month “A lot of the tenants have been here for 15 to 20 years,” Bouchard said. In all, there are 30 office tenants with about half from the …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
A Topsfield resident was injured when his SUV crashed into the woods off I-95 on Friday night.
Police continue to investigate what sent a sport utility vehicle off the far and far into the woods on on I-95 last Friday night. State Police said they received several calls about the crash at 11:50 p.m. on Friday, where a vehicle had gone off the road and into the woods on I-95 northbound just north of Route 62. The driver Robert Canova, 59, of Topsfield was alone in the car. He was removed from his 2007 Honda Pilot and taken by Lyons ambulance to Beverly Hospital, according to State Trooper Todd Nolan. Police did not say the exactly how badly Canova was injured, but at one point rescuers were checking whether a MedFlight helicopter could respond. He ended up being taken to the hospital via ambulance, police said. The SUV had to be …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Icy bridges along Route 1 and I-95 on Saturday night caused several crashes and closed two sections of road on Saturday night.
A quick freezeover on the roads at sunset on Saturday led to several car crashes – including one involving a police cruiser – and closed two small stretches of road for a time. The first was a multiple vehicle crash on Route 1 northbound on the bridge over Route 95 headed in to the Ferncroft Rotary at about 4:15 p.m. Complete details on the number of vehicles that were involved and injuries were not available on Saturday night, but at one point police took a report that 12 cars were involved and three people suffered minor injuries. While responding to the crash, a State Police cruiser was involved in a crash, said State Police spokesman David Procopio. The trooper was not injured. The driver of the other car that was in the crash - an …
Friday, October 26, 2012
A Danvers man who has worked for a local entertainment company was arrested after allegedly approaching a truck driver while nude at a I-95 rest area earlier this week.
A man who works as entertainer for a Danvers company – over the years dressing up as everything from Elvis Presley to a clown - is accused of approaching a truck driver while nude at a rest stop on I-95 in Rowley this week, according to a report in the Newburyport Daily News. State Police arrested James Vosolo, 46, of Danvers early Wednesday morning at the rest area after he allegedly got up onto the fuel tank of a truck and surprised the driver at the rest area. The Daily News previously reported the Vosolo had worked for Danvers-based Total Entertainment as a entertainer in recent years. The company told the Daily News he was immediately fired after the arrest. The Daily News reported that Vosolo had initially been charged with assault …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A crash involving an Audi and box truck closed the exit 49 northbound offramp on I-95 on Tuesday morning while the truck was righted and towed away.
The driver of a box truck received minor injuries after it crashed into a car, flipped on its side and spilled ice on the ground on Tuesday morning. The crash occurred at about 8:15 a.m. on Route 95 northbound at the exit 49 offramp to Route 62 (Maple Street). A 2012 Freightliner truck collided with a 2004 Audi A6 sedan. The 30-year-old man from Marblehead who was driving the truck was taken to Beverly Hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The 23-year-old man from Wakefield who was driving the Audi and his 20-year-old passenger from Revere were both injured even though the Audi was seriously damaged. Aerial photos from a WHDH news helicopter showed significant damage to the passenger side of the Audi. When the truck flipped, it …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
The bridge work on I-95 that caused significant delays last week is expected to last all this week too.
Traffic backups and slow-going will continue this week along I-95 south again because of bridge work. The state Department of Transportation said in a statement that the work will again resume at 10 p.m. on Sunday and run through noon on Friday, Aug. 31. “There will be multiple lane closures on the section of I-95 South in the vicinity of the off ramp to Route 1 South in Peabody to allow work crews to complete bridge deck repairs and paving operations,” the state highway department said. The work, which started last Monday, is on the bridge over Lowell Street and a abandoned railroad tracks. “The work will be completed in two phases with the first phase focusing on the left lanes and the second phase focusing on the right lanes,” the DOT …