Saturday, August 25, 2012
The man hit in yesterday's fatal hit-and-run crash on Weston Road has been identified by police as a 41-year-old Wellesley man.
Wellesley Police have identified the Wellesley man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Weston Street yesterday as Alexander Motsenigos. According to a press release from the Wellesley Police Department, Motsenigos, 41, was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to Newton Wellesley Hospital. The cyclist was hit by a vehicle as both were driving northbound on Weston Road just before 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, according to a joint statement with the Norfolk County District Attorney’s office published on the Wellesley Police Department’s website. Wellesley Police Department spokeswoman Lt. Marie Cleary said police believe the vehicle was a red-and-black truck, last seen leaving…
Should something be done to improve the intersection?
A tragedy occurred on Weston Road at Linden Street yesterday when a man on a bicycle was struck and killed by a truck heading northbound. The man, who has yet to be identified, may have been a nearby resident of the area, according to a NECN report. The driver of the truck has yet to be located by authorities. Following the incident, there was an outpouring of discussion across a variety of social media platforms and news websites about the dangerousness of the intersection. Wellesley Patch readers named it one of the most dangerous intersections in Wellesley in the comments section of a recent article. The intersection features only a blinking red stop light from Linden to the turn onto Weston Road. Does this area call for a routine …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Readers also named Washington and Cliff as well as a few others.
There are a few tricky intersections in Wellesley, but two readers named Washington Street and Weston Road as the most dangerous. Readers also mentioned: Forest Street and Wellesley Avenue and an area near Wellesley Square Post Office. Were any others not named? Also, where do people tend to step on the gas in Wellesley?