BPD Investigators Seeking Public’s Help in Effort to Locate Motor Vehicle Wanted in Connection to Fatal Motorcycle Accident in the area of 141 Bowdoin Street in Dorchester: At about 1:20am, Sunday, July 8, 2108, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a motor vehicle accident in the in the area of 141 Bowdoin Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a motorcyclist suffering from what appeared to be life threatening injuries. The victim, an adult male, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Investigators assigned to the BPD’s Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Team are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and believe a motor vehicle or motor vehicles may have been in the area at time of the accident. Anyone with information relative to these vehicles is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.
If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.