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Police Log: Snow Causes Accidents Around Winchester

The following information was supplied by the Winchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Friday, Jan. 20, 11:48 a.m. – A Wilmington woman stopped by the crosswalk on Skillings Road to allow a pedestrian to walk across the street. A Medford man, driving behind her, crashed into her car, pushing it about 100-feet down the road. No injuries were reported.

9:42 p.m. – While pulling into a parking space at the Town Pantry, a Woburn teenager accelerated into the parking space instead of breaking. The car hit the Town Pantry causing significant damage.

The driver had three other passengers in his car – violating his junior license.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 4:46 a.m. – Winchester Police responded to Loring Avenue for a fire alarm. The fire department forced entry into the home where they found a pot of burning food on the stove.

The resident of the apartment had fallen asleep after putting the pot on the stove.

1:11 p.m. – While driving along Swanton Street, a Woburn woman lost control of her car and crashed into the Swanton Street diner. The woman was cited for operating a car without a license.

2:53 p.m. – A Highland Avenue man was turning onto Park Avenue when another Highland Avenue resident crashed into the turning car, pushing it into a plow. No injuries were reported.

4:20 p.m. – While parked along Main Street, a Wakefield man had his car struck and damaged by a plow.

BAV January 23, 2012 at 09:34 PM
There was a nasty looking accident on Sunday on Bacon St. by the train tracks. An SUV plowed into a large tree. I didn't see anybody hurt, but hopefully they were OK. The air bags had been deployed and the front of the car was destroyed.
Daniel Marra January 23, 2012 at 10:20 PM
Thanks BAV, Someone else told me the same thing. I'll check to see if I can find out any more info. Thanks, Dan
DonnaD January 24, 2012 at 09:27 PM
Looked to me as though that Woburn teenager both accelerated AND breaked.

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