• Teen in critical condition after motorcycle collides with vehicle in Waltham


    WALTHAM, Mass. - One person is in critical condition following a crash involving a motorcycle.

    Waltham Police Sgt. William Gallant tells Boston 25 News the crash happened around 5:25 p.m. on East Main Street in Waltham. 

    Gallant said a vehicle and a motorcycle were traveling east on East Main (Route 20) when the vehicle began to make a U-turn. The motorcycle collided with the car. 

    One of the operators was taken to Newton-Wellesley Hospital in critical condition and then transferred to a Boston area hospital. The other operator was transported for observation. 

    Gallant says the female driver of the car is a 52-year-old from Roslindale and the motorcyclist is a 17-year-old from Waltham.

    Police are looking into whether or not speed was a factor. 

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