Teen On Cellphone Crashes Into Utility Pole, Hingham Police Say

HINGHAM (CBS) – A 17-year-old on his phone hit a utility pole in Hingham over the weekend, according to police.

Authorities said the teen was dialing a phone number while driving on Elm Street Saturday evening when the crash happened. In Massachusetts, anyone under 18 is not allowed to use a phone while driving.

No one was injured in the crash.

The teenager was cited by police, and the penalty includes a mandatory license suspension.


One Comment

  1. FJP says:

    No phones in cars for teens period. and hands-free for all others PERIOD !!!

  2. Paull Cudak says:

    Why is it every time I see a person get into their vehicle (ESPECIALLY WOMEN) that GD phone is strapped to their ear, and they are trying to back out of a parking place. Yet they don’t turn around to check or know how to use the rearview mirror

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