4:37 PM: Police and fire are responding to a “heavy rescue” call at 8th and Roxbury (map) – reporting two vehicles and one motorcycle involved. One of the vehicles is described via scanner as “on its side.” The motorcyclist is described as “walking around” but we haven’t heard the condition of people in the two vehicles. On our way.
4:44 PM: Two private ambulances were called for people involved in the crash – but medic crews report via the scanner that the people are “refusing transport,” so the ambulances have been canceled. A tow truck is being called for the vehicle that’s on its side. Also hearing via scanner that 8th north of Roxbury is closed, so buses are being rerouted.
4:59 PM: Our crew at the scene says that while 8th is blocked by one of the vehicles – which are both pickup trucks – traffic is getting through both ways on Roxbury.