Friday, March 22, 2013
Easton is mourning the loss of Alexandra Hamilton, the daughter of an Easton police officer Steven Hamilton.
Easton is mourning the loss of one of its own today. Alexandra Hamilton, 22, of Easton passed away at Brigham and Women's hospital Friday from injuries sustained during an overnight accident on Turnpike Street. Hamilton, the daughter of Easton Police Officer Steven Hamilton, was traveling northbound on Turnpike when she struck a diesel fuel truck traveling in the southbound lane, Police Chief Allen Krajcik said. Hamilton was a 2009 graduate of Oliver Ames High School. "She was a hostess at the Stoneforge and just a bright, wonderful girl," Krajcik said. "She was always smiling and always positive."
Alexandra Hamilton of Easton was rushed to the hospital when her vehicle struck a diesel fuel truck on Turnpike Street early Friday.
An Easton woman was hospitalized Friday morning after her vehicle collided with a diesel fuel truck on Turnpike Street. Alexandra Hamilton of Pine Street was rushed to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton and then to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston after her 2003 Dodge Stratus, which was traveling northbound on Turnpike, struck the northbound traveling fuel truck operated by Robert Harris of Taunton, Police Chief Allen Krajcik said. The accident occurred at approximately 1 a.m. Krajcik said the cause of the crash is being investigated by Easton Officers Jason Wheeler, Brian Humenuk and Sgt. Keith Nunes.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The incident required the help of Mansfield and Norton Fire Departments.
The following information was supplied by the Easton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Two people were transported to the hospital Sunday morning after a motor vehicle accident at the corner of Eastman and Foundry Street near Hannaford Supermarket. Easton emergency officials first received a call at approximately 6:52 a.m. regarding a two-car accident. One person needed to be extricated from a motor vehicle. A Mansfield ambulance transported one party to Rhode Island Hospital and a Norton ambulance transported the other party to Good Samaritan. Both parties were the operators of their vehicle. Foxborough Resident Arrested for OUI One person was arrested for drunk driving after a …
Friday, October 26, 2012
A multi-car accident held up traffic on Foundry Street during the Friday afternoon commute.
A five car motor vehicle accident on Foundry Street Friday afternoon sent two adults and two youths to the hospital. All injuries appeared minor, Easton Fire Captain David Beals said. Beals said all vehicles involved were traveling eastbound just east of Five Corners at approximately 4 p.m. After the first collision, a chain reaction occurred with multiple rear-end crashes. Beals said the front of one vehicle caught fire, but was extinguished by a neighbor prior to the arrival of emergency responders. The operator of that vehicle was able to exit without assistance. The accident caused a major back-up on Foundry Street. The rush-hour traffic was diverted through Tanglewood Estates. A West Bridgewater ambulance and a Norton ambulance each …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Four were injured in a roll-over early Sunday morning.
Three Easton residents and one Brockton resident were transported to area hospitals early Sunday morning after a roll-over accident in Norton. The vehicle, a 2006 Toyota Corolla operated by Christopher Voelker, 22, of Rollins Road, Easton suffered heavy damage when it struck a telephone pole near Quick-Stop Convenience on Route 123, Norton Police Liutenant Todd M. Jackson said in a statement Sunday. The car rolled over and landed on it's roof at approximately 1 a.m. The three passengers were Adam Ortiz, age 20, of Foundry Street, Easton; Madsen Bazile, 19, of Johnson Street, Brockton; and Nathan Barrows,19, of Janine Drive, North Easton. Voelker and all three passengers were transported to area hospitals for injuries, including Sturdy …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
11 extra troopers will travel the area overnight on Fridays and Saturdays in response to a slew of recent fatal and near-fatal accidents.
In response to a slew of fatal and near-fatal accidents on Route 24 in recent weeks, Massachusetts State Police are beefing up patrols in the area. State Police announced Thursday morning that 11 additional patrols will be on Routes 24 and 195 from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m. on Friday into Saturday and again on Saturday into Sunday for the remainder of the summer. The extra patrols will be in addition to regular patrols out of the Middleboro and Dartmouth barracks. Police hope the additional patrols will crack down on unsafe drivers. "If you will not drive safely for your own sake, please remember you have no right to put anyone else's life in danger," Superintendent Colonel Timothy Alben said during a press conference at the Route 24 Burger King…
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Press release by Norton Police Department.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, April 28, 2012
At 8:10 p.m. Friday night, Norton Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of 328 E. Main St. for a report of a bicyclist struck by a motor vehicle. The bicyclist, a 16-year-old male from Easton, was heading toward Easton when he was struck by a vehicle heading west. The youth suffered head injuries and injuries to his lower extremities. He was transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Rhode Island by the Norton Fire Department. A preliminary investigation revealed that the youth was riding his bicycle in the roadway while wearing dark clothing. The operator of the vehicle, Arlindo Moraes, 42, of Attleboro, immediately stopped after the accident, attended to the victim and called 911. Moraes has not been cited. The incident …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Brian Edlund is at Boston Medical Center after his vehicle burst into flames when it struck a telephone pole Wednesday night.
An Easton resident is in critical condition after he was pulled from a burning vehicle on Summer Street Wednesday night. Brian Edlund, 51, of 229 Center St., Easton, is in critical condition at Boston Medical Center after his 2007 audi burst into flames when it struck a telephone pole at approximately 10:20, Police Chief Allen Krajcik said. Krajcik said three Easton residents - Nathan Everett of 18 Summer St, Kenneth Bowman of 25 Summer St and Michael McGowan of 24 Summer St - were able to pull Edlund from the burning vehicle before emergency responders arrived. Easton Officer Charles Hopkins assisted in moving him further away from the vehicle upon his arrival. The Easton Fire Department transported Edlund to Good Samaritan Medical …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The incident was one of many breaking and entering incidents over the weekend.
A smashed window at Parkview School over the long weekend sent Easton police and detectives to the scene Monday morning to investigate an alleged breaking and entering incident. Police first received a call at approximately 10 a.m. Monday regarding a broken window in the rear of the building with back door propped open. When officers arrived, they confirmed the calls and investigated the building to be sure trespassers were not present. The matter is under investigation by the Easton Police Department. Multiple Break-ins Reported Monday Morning Many Easton residents awoke Monday morning to find that their motor vehicle had been subject to breaking and entering. In all, 10 incidents were reported to Easton Police between 7 a.m. 5:30 p.m. …
Monday, September 26, 2011
An alleged pipe bomb turned out to be a false alarm.
State officials were called to the Easton Police Station Sunday afternoon in what turned out to be a false alarm regarding an alleged pipe bomb. At approximately 2 p.m., an Easton resident arrived at the police station with a threaded pipe with caps on both ends he found in his garage that he thought might be a pipe bomb. The state fire marshal was called and a bomb squad sergeant arrived in the station to determine that the item was not a bomb. Mulch Thief at Oliver Ames? Police received multiple reports Sunday at approximately 1:30 p.m. regarding someone possibly stealing mulch from the high school. Police responded to the scene to find that the Oliver Ames cross country team was lining its course and preparing the grounds. No police …