Brighton, MA Auto and Trolley Collision, May 1910


Boston, May 29. - A head-on collision between an automobile and a trolley car in Brighton tonight resulted in the death of JOHN ALLEN, eighty-six years old, a retired Boston piano merchant, and injuries to three other persons.
MR. ALLEN was thrown out of the machine and instantly killed. His son, CHARLES C. ALLEN, was badly bruised and shaken up and MISS MARION STERNS of Lawrence, who was also in the automobile, suffered a dislocated shoulder and other injuries.
DANIEL MURPHY of Cambridge, a passenger on the trolley car, was thrown down and received injuries which sent him to the City Hospital here.

Middlebury Register Vermont 1910-06-03