Bicyclist killed in crash

December 6th, 2012 in Bicycle Safety

Bicyclist killed in crash with vehicle on Commonwealth Ave. in Allston, Boston police say

A bicyclist was fatally injured today in a collision with a vehicle on Commonwealth Avenue in Allston, Boston police said.

The crash took place near the intersection of St. Paul Street and 900 Commonwealth Ave. around 8:36 a.m. near Boston University’s Agganis Arena.

Boston police spokeswoman Cheryl Fiandaca said in an e-mail that the bicyclist was killed and that the department’s Homicide Unit is now investigating the incident. Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s office has also sent a prosecutor to the scene, officials said.

The area around the 900 block of Commonwealth Avenue is closed while the investigation is underway.

No further information was immediately available.

Source: Boston.com, article by John R. Ellement, Globe Staff, 12.06.12