Student Cyclist Killed on Comm Ave

December 6th, 2012 in Bicycle Safety

COM grad student was talented photojournalist

Bicycle Bike crash accident on Commonwealth Ave

A BU student cyclist was killed Thursday morning in a collision with a tractor-trailer at Commonwealth Avenue and St. Paul Street.

Christopher Weigl (COM’14), a 23-year-old BU graduate student who was pursuing a master’s in photojournalism at the College of Communication, collided with a 16-wheel tractor-trailer at about 8:30 a.m. Witnesses say Weigl and the truck both were traveling east on Comm Ave and collided when the truck made a wide right turn onto St. Paul Street. The accident is being investigated by the Boston Police Department, which cordoned off the area and closed Comm Ave eastbound. No citations have been issued. (Read more…)

Source: BU Today – By Art Jahnke – 12.06.12