‘Horrific’ event narrowly avoided at Alewife T Station

Man drove car into 5th-floor garage wall, sending 10,000-pound concrete barrier onto station roof

AN UNIDENTIFIED MAN DROVE his car into a cement containment wall on the top floor of the MBTA’s five-story Alewife garage on Saturday afternoon, sending a 10,000-pound piece of concrete hurtling down toward the glass-enclosed Red Line T station below. The cement block sent glass flying everywhere but amazingly the roof structure held and blocked(...)

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