Sunday, December 2, 2012
A building inspector was requested to the home at 52 Hancock St.
A car reportedly crashed into a Hancock Street home on Saturday night, according to scanner reports. The intial report came in at 10:44 p.m., with a request for a building inspector at 52 Hancock St. It was not known at time of initial report of any injuries involved with the accident. At 11:10 a.m., Malden firefighters were clearing from the scene with Malden Police still at the home, near the intersections of Hancock and Acorn Streets and Hancock and Lowell Streets. The initial report was based on public safety transmissions and has not been verified with Malden Police. Check back at Malden Patch for further updates.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Malden homeowner Tom Cheffro saved the elderly man who crashed his vehicle into his backyard's in-ground pool.
An elderly driver was saved by a quick-thinking homeowner Tuesday, after he pulled the man from a car he crashed into a backyard pool on Grant Road. Malden resident Tom Cheffro said he heard a loud noise in his backyard while watching television. "I just heard a noise, ran outside and said 'what the hell?'" he said. Cheffro went into the water and pulled the man to safety. The victim was conscious and speaking with paramedics as they led him to an ambulence on a stretcher. He has not been identified by authorities, though WHDH reports he is in his 80s and in good condition. Despite the damage to his home, Cheffro seemed in good spirits. "The interesting thing will be to see how they get this out of my pool," Cheffro joked. Thanks …
Friday, May 18, 2012
No one was injured when the car rear-ended reader Kenny Hyde's living room window.
No one was hurt when a car rear-ended itself into a ground floor window at an apartment complex on Main St. near the Melrose line around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Resident Kenny Hyde said he had just left the room to do dishes in his kitchen when he heard a terrific screech and saw a car burst through his living room window. "I was shocked, I had never seen that before, other than in movies and stuff," he said. "It was really surreal just seeing a car bust through your wall and have it partly in your living room." Hyde said property management was quick to respond, installing some temporary coverage of the large hole until they can get started on a more permanent solution next week. Inside, Hyde said glass and bricks were scattered …