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Medford, MA Head On Trolley Collision, Dec 1895

TROLLEY CARS CAME TOGETHER.

SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT NEAR BOSTON.

Medford, Mass., Dec. 21. -- A Medford-bound electric car, leaving Boston at 6 o'clock, ran into an inward-bound car that left Medford Square at 6:30 this morning. There was a dense fog prevailing at the time. The cars came together with a crash that demolished the fronts of both.
The following were injured:
BUNNELL, WILLIAM H., aged thirty-five; right leg broken and body bruised.
BUTTKIN, LOUIS H., bruised and cut.
CARLSON, THOMAS H., compound fracture of the right ankle; injured internally; may die.
GESNOLD, ARNOLD R., right leg crushed.
KEEFE, MARY, badly bruised.
LEMAR, JOSEPH, cut by glass.
The police were notified, and they, with an ambulance of physicians, were quickly on the spot, and, with the aid of citizens, the wreck was cleared and the injured persons taken out. Those badly injured were taken to the hospital, while others were removed to their homes.

The New York Times New York 1895-12-22

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