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Massachusetts Turnpike

The Chrysler Town and Country van rolled over and came to rest on its roof in the center travel lane. (Photo credit: Terry O’Neill)

Six-Year-Old Girl Killed In Rollover Crash In Auburn

A six-year-old girl was killed and an adult and two other children sustained minor injuries.


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Tropical Storm Irene: Tolls Waived On Mass Pike Until 10 p.m.

If you absolutely have to drive during Tropical Storm Irene Sunday you will get a free ride on the Massachusetts Turnpike.


The hot air balloon floated over the Massachusetts Turnpike during rush hour in Auburn.  (Photo courtesy: Daniel Lavoie)

Hot Air Balloon Makes Emergency Landing Near Mass. Turnpike

A recreational balloon carrying seven people made an emergency landing near the Massachusetts Turnpike in Auburn during rush hour Thursday morning.


(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cut Tolls on Mass. Pike? Lawmakers Consider The Bill On Tuesday

The many people who travel the Mass. Pike on a daily basis would get a break under legislation being considered on Beacon Hill Tuesday.


(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

6-Year-Old Girl Dies After Crash On Mass Pike In Natick

State police say a 6-year-old girl has died as a result of injuries suffered in a crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike.


The trooper was hit on the ramp from Frontage Road to the Pike eastbound in Boston.  (photo by Jim Armstrong)

State Trooper Hurt In Hit-And-Run In Boston

State Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a State Trooper and left him with serious injuries Tuesday morning.


Exit 16 in Newton was closed during the cleanup.  (photo courtesy: David Wade)

Part Of Mass Pike In Newton Closed For Hours For Truck Fire, Fuel Spill

The westbound side of the Route 16 interchange in Newton was closed at 10:45 a.m. when the truck fire started. About 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled when the truck’s gas tanks ruptured during the fire.


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Curious About Speed Limits During Winter Storms

In significant winter storms, the State Police lower the speed limit on the Mass. Pike to 40 miles per hour. What about other major roads?


This SUV spun out in the westbound lanes at the Allston Tolls Tuesday morning (photo by Rick Macomber)

Road Reports: Spinouts, Crashes On Many Mass Roads

Massachusetts State Police say the snow is making driving treacherous across the state.


A cruiser was parked at the scene of a minor crash westbound at Interchange 19 in Brighton when it was rear-ended by an SUV.

Snow And Traffic Update: Several Crashes, Spinouts

Here is the latest update from the Massachusetts State Police on road conditions for Friday’s storm: