BOSTON (CBS) – A homeless man has been charged in a horrific pickup truck crash at the entrance to the Boston Public Garden that left a woman critically hurt. Keith Andrade, 58 was ordered held on $20,000 bail at his arraignment in municipal court Friday afternoon.
According to WBZ-TV I-Team sources, a firefighter left the truck running outside the Boylston Street fire station Thursday afternoon when a man stole it and took off. A short time later, it crashed through the garden gate at the corner of Boylston and Charles Street South.
A woman who had been walking on the sidewalk was pinned under the debris. A nurse and a doctor rushed to help her before she was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
“She grabbed the victim’s hand in an attempt to pull her out of the way. She tripped on her high heel and was consequently
A Boston man was in court Friday, accused of being at the wheel Thursday when a pedestrian was struck by a stolen pickup truck at one of the entrances to the Boston Public Garden.
Police allege Keith Andrade, 58, of Boston, was driving a Chevy Colorado pickup truck that struck a woman at the corner of Boylston and Charles streets Thursday.
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Photos from the scene showed the truck on the sidewalk at the entrance to the garden with severe front-end damage. It appeared that several granite stone fixtures were knocked down.
Boston police said the pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries. A witness said the the woman was pinned beneath the vehicle.
Witness said the pickup
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Some have sounded the alarm on housing for good reason. Consider the famous Case-Shiller Home Price Index, an inflation-adjusted metric created by Standard & Poor’s tracking housing prices. The index’s value was 100 back in the year 2000 and had been close to 100 when applying the index’s criteria backward to the 20th century. But since 2000, it has risen above 180 on two occasions. The first time preceded the housing crash of the Great Recession.
The second time the Case-Shiller index exceeded 180 is right now. In reality, it passed the mark way back in 2016, and it’s currently around 215. So no need to panic: Crossing 180 doesn’t immediately flip a housing-crash switch. It just shows housing prices have