State Police Say Moped Operator Who Died in Forest Hills Accident Caused Crash

Massachusetts State Police believe that the driver of a moped who died in an accident on March 12 by Forest Hills was responsible for the crash. State Police say that Joseph Pielmeier, 30, was not wearing a helmet around 6:45 pm at night, drove through a red light at the intersection of South Street and Arborway, and struck the side of a 2011 Toyota Sienna minivan that had the green light, according the Massachusetts State Police. Pielmeier was thrown from his vehicle and struck the pavement. He was transported to Brigham & Women's Hospital and was pronounced dead on March 14, according to police. Police said Pielmeier had home addresses in Virginia, Boston, and Somerville.


Car Strikes and Kills Deer on Jamaicaway

State Police confirm that a deer and car collided on the Jamaicaway early Sunday morning. The deer died. The incident took place about 2:10 a.m. at the intersection with Lochstead Avenue, State Police said. No humans were injured. @universalhub No pic for obvs reasons, but a car apparently struck and killed a deer on the J-way last night— αλκαλι (@alkali19) July 26, 2015


Expect a Drunken-Driving Checkpoint in Suffolk County Thursday

State Police announced they'll have a sobriety checkpoint somewhere in Suffolk County sometime Thursday going into Friday. State Police regularly announce these checkpoints in advance, though they don't say exactly where they'll be. Suffolk County includes Boston, Revere, Chelsea and Winthrop. So odds aren't high it will be in JP.


At Least Five JP People Among Those Arrested in I-93 Protests

Protestors with arms chained together inside barrel on Rte 83 Milton— Tim Alben (@TimAlben) January 15, 2015

UPDATE: We've added new information from State Police. ~~~~~

It's no surprise that JP was there for one of the most-talked-about demonstrations in recent Boston history. At least five of the 29 activists arrested in connection with the blockage of I-93 on Thursday are from the neighborhood. Protesters chained themselves together with concrete-filled tubes or to concrete-filled barrels. Activists said in a statement that the action was to encourage white people to stand with people of color to protest systemic racism.


Head-on Collision Claims Two Lives on Jamaicaway

UPDATE: State Police have released the names of the people who died. ~~~~~

Two women are dead and another passenger is in critical condition after a BMW crossed the center line at Perkins and Jamaicaway, slamming head-on into a Camry. The wreck took place just before 3 a.m. Sunday, according to a report from State Police. The investigation so far indicates the driver of a 2007 BMW 530xi, Jennifer Guzman of Hyde Park, crossed the center line and struck a 2002 Toyota Camry. Two women in the BMW died.

Crash on Arborway, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Car Flips in Arborway Crash

UPDATE: Despite how serious the wreck looked, no one was hospitalized. ~~~~~

A wreck on the Arborway Monday drew a response from multiple fire trucks and ambulances, according to a resident who witnessed the aftermath. Although a car flipped over, no one was taken the hospital as a result of the crash, according to State Trooper Reid Bagley. The wreck took place just after 3:30 p.m. and closed the roadway for about an hour. The incident took place between Murray Circle and the Casey Overpass, across from 246 Arborway.


West Roxbury Man Dies in Morton Street Wreck

State Police say a 53-year-old driver died at the scene when his truck left Morton Street and hit a tree. The truck was headed east when the wreck took place just after 10 p.m. Monday, according to State Police. The driver, Lawrence Mulhern of West Roxbury, was the only person in the 2013 Dodge Ram, state police said. The Ram may have been involved in a hit-and-run just before the deadly crash, according to Universal Hub. The truck had struck a van at Morton and Blue Hill Avenue, according to that account.


State Police Investigate Whether Unconscious Woman Was Victim of Crime

If you saw a great deal of police activity around Green and Amory streets on Monday about 7 p.m., here's what we know so far. According to State Police, a 21-year-old woman from a suburb south of Boston was found unconscious by the bike path near Green Street Station. She was only partially clothed, according to David Procopio, spokesperson for the State Police. The woman was taken to Brigham & Women's Hospital. She went in and out of consciousness, but State Police detectives say she had no "obvious external trauma" and couldn't remember what happened before she was found.