Woman injured in accident at Village ShoppesBy Mike Berger
An unidentified woman suffered serious injuries on Saturday, September 7, when she was pinned by a backing car near the Hallmark store at the Village Shoppes in Cobb’s Corner. Fire Lt. Donnie Lester said the operator apparently struck the woman while backing up and also hit two parked vehicles. Lester said the woman was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital for serious leg injuries but was later treated and released. The operator of the vehicle was also taken to Norwood Hospital for chest pains.
Fire Dept. responds to 2-car accident, car fire
Already responding to a two-car accident on I-93/95, Canton firefighters came across a fully involved car fire in the same vicinity on Wednesday, September 4, around 5:30 p.m. Firefighters from Westwood and Norwood responded to the scene and transported two people to Norwood Hospital for minor injuries sustained in the motor vehicle accident. Fire Lt. Donnie Lester said the operator of the third car — the one that had caught fire — was able to escape the vehicle and was not injured. The car was destroyed in the fire, Lester said.
Police assist U.S. marshal in arrest
Canton police assisted a U.S. marshal in the apprehension of a suspect wanted for major crimes in Florida. John Gallahue, 29, of Milton, was apprehended on Prospect Street without incident on Friday, September 6, on a fugitive from justice charge.
CPD co-sponsors ‘Muslims for Life’ blood drive
On Friday, September 6, the Canton Police Department and the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s Greater Boston Chapter co-sponsored a “Muslims for Life” blood drive at the Canton Public Library in memory of the victims of 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombing. About 40 people donated blood, according to Canton Police Lt. Tom Keleher Jr.
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