Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash in Milton that killed a cyclist from Dorchester


At approximately 3 p.m. on Tuesday Massachusetts State Troopers assigned to the Milton Barracks responded to reports of a truck that was involved in a collision with a bicyclist on Blue Hills Parkway at Eliot Street in Milton. The crash resulted in the fatality of the bicyclist.

Preliminary investigation by State Police-Milton indicates that a large utility truck was traveling northbound on Blue Hills Parkway taking a right onto Eliot Street when it made contact with the bicyclist. The 62-year-old male operator of the truck was transported to an area hospital. The bicyclist was determined to be deceased on scene. She has been identified as Virginia Chalmers, 70, of Dorchester.

The crash remains under investigation by Troopers assigned to the Milton Barracks with assistance from the Troop H Detectives, State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section.

The crash resulted in lane closures for several hours to accommodate a thorough investigation. Troopers were assisted by Milton Police, Milton Fire, and Fallon EMS. The scene was cleared at 7:20 p.m.

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