August 23, 2011 – Joseph Santo, 19, from Somerville, Massachusetts, sustained serious personal injuries when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle. A 46 year old Medford man was driving his car eastbound on Route 16 in Somerville prior to striking Santo, who was attempting to cross Route 16 from Broadway against a red light. The accident occurred just after midnight on Monday.
Santo was transported by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital. According to the Massachusetts State Police, the driver was not injured and did not contribute to the crash.
The State Police were assisted at the scene by the Somerville Fire Department.