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The driver explains how his car collided with the Green Line train


The man driving a car that collided with an MBTA Green Line train says ‘stupidity’ was the cause of the accident on Commonwealth Avenue which led to service disruptions. An MBTA spokesperson told NewsCenter 5 that the car collided with a trolley exiting the B Green Line near the Boston University Bridge around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Sky5 video shows the driver’s side of the car, a blue Maserati sedan, wedged against the front of the Green Line train.MBTA Transit Police Supt. Both Richard Sullivan and the MBTA spokesperson told NewsCenter 5 that no injuries were reported in the accident. Both passenger side doors of the Maserati were open when Sky5 arrived on the scene. The driver of the Maserati told NewsCenter 5’s John Atwater that he and his wife had traveled from Connecticut to pick up their son from Boston University. The three of them were visiting a relative in Randolph for Thanksgiving when the accident happened. According to the driver, he took a wrong turn and the accident happened “quickly and quickly”. turning left, I didn’t see the train,” he said. “But we’re all safe. We’re healthy. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We’ve got the turkey in the trunk. We’re going to have fun!” There are traffic signs on the bridge that mean left turns are not allowed. Because the driver’s side of the car was stuck against the trolley, the three of them had to escape from the vehicle by the passenger side. They were able to get all of their belongings out of the car, including their Thanksgiving turkey. The Maserati was towed away from the scene and sustained significant damage to the driver’s side doors. The train involved in the accident is one of the MBTA trains. new green line cars. It is not known how many people were on the train at the time of the collision. “It was a pretty good jolt,” said Jason Ferguson, who was on the train when the accident happened. “(Their car) is worn out. They’re definitely going to need a new car, and a train can’t stop in no time.” the scene. Several Transit Police Department cruisers and a Boston Fire Department engine were spotted at the scene. A traffic light was also knocked down following the crash. The MBTA said that service from Branch B between Kenmore Square and Packard’s Corner had been suspended for approximately two hours and advised passengers to use the Route 57 bus as an alternate travel option. The transit authority tweeted shortly after 5:15 p.m. that service from Branch B had been restored. On Wednesday evening, the transport police continued to work on the accident. accident report.

The man driving a car that collided with an MBTA Green Line train says ‘stupidity’ was the cause of the accident on Commonwealth Avenue which led to service disruptions.

An MBTA spokesperson told NewsCenter 5 that the car collided with a cart exiting the Green Line B branch near the Boston University Bridge around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

The Sky5 video shows the driver’s side of the car, a blue Maserati sedan, wedged against the front of the Green Line train.

MBTA Transit Superintendent of Police. Both Richard Sullivan and the MBTA spokesperson told NewsCenter 5 that no injuries were reported in the accident.

Both passenger side doors of the Maserati were open when Sky5 arrived on the scene.

The driver of the Maserati told NewsCenter 5’s John Atwater that he and his wife had traveled from Connecticut to pick up their son from Boston University. All three were visiting a relative in Randolph for Thanksgiving when the accident happened.

According to the driver, he took a wrong turn and the accident happened “quickly”.

“There’s nothing to say. Stupidity. I was turning left, I didn’t see the train,” he said. “But we’re all safe. We’re healthy. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We’ve got the turkey in the trunk. We’re going to have fun!”

There are traffic signs on the bridge that mean left turns are not allowed.

Because the driver’s side of the car was jammed against the cart, the three had to escape the vehicle through the passenger side. They were able to get all their stuff out of the car, including their Thanksgiving turkey.

The Maserati was towed away from the scene and suffered significant damage to the driver’s side doors.

A Maserati sedan that collided with an MBTA Green Line trolley near x20;Boston University Bridge on Nov. 23, 2022.

The train involved in the accident is one of the MBTA’s new Green Line cars. It is not known how many people were on the train at the time of the collision.

“It was a pretty good jolt,” said Jason Ferguson, who was on the train when the accident happened. “(Their car) is worn out. They’re definitely going to need a new car, and a train can’t stop in no time.”

MBTA crews were seen inspecting the Green Line train for damage after the Maserati was towed away from the scene.

Several Transit Police Department cruisers and a Boston Fire Department engine were spotted at the scene.

car collides with mbta green line train near bus bridge

A traffic light was also knocked down as a result of the crash.

The MBTA said service from Branch B between Kenmore Square and Packard’s Corner had been suspended for about two hours and advised passengers to use the Route 57 bus as an alternative travel option.

The transit authority tweeted shortly after 5:15 p.m. that service from Branch B had been restored.

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On Wednesday evening, the transport police continued to work on the accident report related to the accident.

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