A local woman was charged with negligent operation after she allegedly bumped a pedestrian in the parking lot of on Tuesday, June 28.
Police were called to the area around 10:10 p.m. The pedestrian told police she had been struck by the rear passenger side bumper of a Jeep; she refused medical treatment. Witnesses told police the driver had been backing up at high speed and that they had shouted for her to stop by she continued, hitting the victim.
The driver, a 25-year-old woman, was charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle/driving to endanger.
Other traffic incidents reported recently to :
Woman Injured after Hitting Parked Vehicle
A local driver was taken to the hospital after she struck a parked vehicle on Greendale Avenue around 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28 in the area of Greendale Avenue and Intervale Road. The driver, a 49-year-old Needham woman, had reportedly drifted in the roadway and crashed into a parked vehicle. paramedics transported the woman to the hospital.
The woman was cited for operating to endanger and failure to stay in marked lanes.
Minor Injuries Reported in Rollover Crash
Police responded to a rollover crash at the corner of Great Plain and Greendale avenues around 11 a.m. on Friday, July 1.
Upon arrival, officers found that one of the vehicles had rolled over onto its roof and suffered heavy damage. The occupants were sitting on the grass near the roadway and appeared to have minor injuries, according to reports. A second vehicle had minor to moderate front-end damage.
All parties were taken to by Needham Fire Department paramedics, according to reports.
Witnesses told police that one of the vehicles had been heading northbound on Greendale Avenue when another vehicle heading eastbound on Great Plain Avenue failed to stop for a red light, striking the first vehicle. A 25-year-old Whitman woman was cited for failure to stop. Both vehicles were towed.
Miscellaneous Traffic Reports
• A 22-year-old Maine woman was stopped on Highland Avenue by West Street around 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29 after police found her registration had been revoked for lack of insurance. The driver was charged with operating with a revoked registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle, according to reports.
• A 21-year-old Shrewsbury resident was stopped for speeding on Hunnewell Street around 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29 and found to have a suspended license. The driver was summonsed to court.
• A three-vehicle crash without injury was reported at Great Plain Avenue and Linden Street around 1:55 p.m. on Thursday, June 30. The damage appeared to have totaled more than $1,000, but no one was injured, according to reports. One of the drivers, a 31-year-old Brighton man, was found to have a suspended license; he told police he was unaware of the suspension and said he had not been notified. He is being summonsed to Dedham District Court for operating with a suspended license.
• Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at Greendale and Great Plain avenues around 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 2. One of the drivers complained of neck pain and was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham. The second driver, a 31-year-old Boston man, told police he had dropped something and leaned down to pick it up and hadn’t noticed the red light, passing through the intersection and striking the other vehicle. He was cited for failure to stop for a red light.
• A 39-year-old Allston woman was stopped on West Street at about 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 for having no inspection sticker. She also was found to have an active warrant out of Westborough District Court and a suspended license, according to police reports. She was charged with operating with a suspended license.
• Police were called to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of West Street and Hillside Avenue at about 1:20 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. One of the vehicles had been heading north on Hillside Avenue and stopped at the stop sign, then struck a second vehicle that was heading west on West Street, according to reports. One of the drivers complained of head pain from the side air bag and was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham; the individual was treated and released. The driver of the vehicle that had struck the second car, a 64-year-old Wellesley man, was cited for failure to yield at an intersection. Both vehicles were towed.