• August 29, 2023

Alex Bohm Killed in UPS Truck Accident on Watertown Street in Newton, MA

UPDATE (August 31, 2023): Recent information in the news identified the cyclist killed in the accident as 57-year-old Alex Andrew Bohm, a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Right now, additional details about the accident cannot be confirmed pending continuing investigations.

Newton, MA — August 28, 2023, a bicyclist was killed due to a UPS truck accident at around 5:30 p.m. along Watertown Street.

According to information about the accident released by Middlesex County officials, the collision happened at the intersection of Watertown Street and Bridge Street.

Details at this time say that a man riding a bicycle was going westbound along Watertown Street. Crossing over Bridge Street, it appears that a UPS truck going eastbound made a left turn onto Bridge Street. In doing so, the UPS truck hit the cyclist.

As a result of the collision, the man on the bicycle sustained injuries which ultimately proved fatal. There were no other injuries reported. At this time, exact details remain unconfirmed as investigations are ongoing. There is no official word on potential charges or citations at this time.


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