Thursday, February 28, 2013
The latest 'You Ask, Patch Answers' addresses that question.
Today, we answer this inquiry: Why are there no sidewalks on much of Route 9? Patch asked Massachusetts Department of Transportation spokesman Michael Verseckes. "Sidewalks along state highways are typically provided as a result of a request from the municipality during project design or are constructed by a private developer as a form of impact mitigation. "Right now, on Route 9, there are sidewalks through sections of Shrewsbury, a small piece of Southborough, and some through Framingham and Natick. "Sidewalks are typically located in area where pedestrian traffic exists or is expected, such as residential areas and central business districts. Sidewalks are often added sporadically over the years, which leads to disconnected sections…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A pedestrian was hit on Route 9 on Tuesday evening.
A homeless man was struck during rush-hour traffic on Route 9 in Shrewsbury on Tuesday, according to police. At 5:42 p.m., Shrewsbury police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. The pedestrian and driver were on the scene when officers arrived. Police determined that the pedestrian was crossing Route 9 from the median across the westbound lane when he was struck by a 2005 Subaru Legacy, driven by Joann Carson, 56, from Canton. Carson was not injured. The pedestrian, Joseph Liberty, a 58-year-old homeless man, was transported to St. Vincent's Hospital in Worcester. His injuries do not appear to be life threatening, according to police. The accident remains under investigation by Officer Nicholas P. Perna of the …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Shrewsbury Police and Firefighters are responding to a motor vehicle crash at this busy intersection. Injuries are reported.
Shrewsbury Police have responded to a two-vehicle crash with injury at the intersection of Route 9 and South Street. Injuries were reported, but the extent is not known. Expect delays in traffic.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Earlier today, four people were transported to UMASS after injuries sustained in a crash.
Shrewsbury Police, Fire, EMS responded to a two-car crash and rollover, on Route 9 east just east of Shrewsbury Commons at 12:24 p.m. A 2008 Subaru Forester operated by Antonia Cappuccio, 61, of Jefferson, MA was headed east on Route 9 east, east of Commons Drive, when it was struck by a 1995 Lincoln Continental operated by Mary Iannotti, 84, of Worcester, MA. The Subaru and the Lincoln then struck the center barrier. The Subaru rolled onto its roof coming to rest in the eastbound travel lane, and the Lincoln came to rest off of to the right side of the road. Shrewsbury Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to extricate the driver of the Lincoln from the vehicle, police said. Both operators were injured, and were transported to UMASS Memorial…