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Howie Carr okay after Wellesley accident
boston.com ^

Posted on 09/28/2009 11:08:07 AM PDT by outpostinmass2

Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr is apparently okay after crashing his car into a telephone pole in Wellesley Sunday morning.

According to police, the 57-year-old scribe and WRKO talk-show host was driving south on Wellesley Avenue, between Oakland and Forest streets, when his 2004 Acura suddenly crossed into the oncoming lane, hit a curb, and slammed into a telephone pole.

Wellesley police Sgt. Marie Cleary said Carr refused medical treatment and the car was towed. (The pole was split in half.) Carr was cited for a marked-lanes violation. "There were no signs of alcohol or anything suspicious of that nature," Cleary said yesterday. "It's a windy road there. I'm not sure if he was distracted for a moment."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: bigshoe; elderlydrivers; friedclams; howiecarr; notabadicecube; qtip
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1 posted on 09/28/2009 11:08:07 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: raccoonradio

Ping list please!!!


2 posted on 09/28/2009 11:08:54 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Who paid for Mary Jo Kopechne's funeral)
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To: outpostinmass2

Let me guess: the accelerator got stuck.


3 posted on 09/28/2009 11:09:57 AM PDT by Brookhaven (http://theconservativehand.blogspot.com/)
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To: outpostinmass2

Another TEXTING accident?????

How’s that multi-tasking working out 4 U?


4 posted on 09/28/2009 11:10:15 AM PDT by G Larry ( Obamacare=Dying in Line!)
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To: outpostinmass2

he should have checked his car for ACORN tampering before he got in.

i dont let my kids go near it until i do, god bless them and keep them safe from the liberals

white light to him in his recovery


5 posted on 09/28/2009 11:10:38 AM PDT by skipper18
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To: Brookhaven
Hip replacement problem. He may need that big shoe after all.
6 posted on 09/28/2009 11:11:02 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2

Maybe he dropped a Fried Clam.


7 posted on 09/28/2009 11:11:46 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: outpostinmass2

Just decided to veer into the other lane?


8 posted on 09/28/2009 11:12:19 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: Right Wing Assault; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; ...

pinging the Howie list, thanks..

will go on some radio boards...


9 posted on 09/28/2009 11:13:50 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: outpostinmass2

thank god he’s ok. Conservatives in this country have suffered enough bad blows.


10 posted on 09/28/2009 11:15:17 AM PDT by utherdoul
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To: Right Wing Assault
He was trying to avoid a basketball with ignition wiring protruding from it.

C4 maybe?

11 posted on 09/28/2009 11:15:38 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: raccoonradio

hmm—no sign of booze (I think Howie says he doesn’t drink these days)...distracted? windy? (Car problem? insert last name pun here... big shoe jokes galore on the chumpline today)


12 posted on 09/28/2009 11:17:43 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: outpostinmass2

Don’t look at where you don’t want to go. Look at where you want to be in a few 10s of milliseconds.


13 posted on 09/28/2009 11:18:44 AM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: raccoonradio

“One day we were gonna fill up a basketball with C4...”

—Kevin “Two” Weeks

The Carr that drives Boston home...drove into a pole...


14 posted on 09/28/2009 11:19:01 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: outpostinmass2

Thank God he’s ok, should be an interesting Chump Line!


15 posted on 09/28/2009 11:20:57 AM PDT by Sparky1776
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To: raccoonradio

That shows you how dumb Kevin Weeks is.

If he wanted to get Howie he would of filled up a “Kelly’s Roast Beef” bag with C4.


16 posted on 09/28/2009 11:22:26 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: Sparky1776

Bad ice cube!

Glad he’s OK, and I’ll crank RKO at 3.


17 posted on 09/28/2009 11:23:05 AM PDT by benewton
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To: Brookhaven

Maintenance crews leaving telephone poles in the middle of the road.


18 posted on 09/28/2009 11:24:50 AM PDT by RossA
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To: outpostinmass2

Trouble driving with the “big shoe”?


19 posted on 09/28/2009 11:25:31 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: outpostinmass2

Ok, let me guess, he hit the accelerator instead of the brake, lost control and slammed into a pole? HOW OLD WAS THE DRIVER??????????? LOL! Today’s show is going to be good and the chumpline will be a hoot!


20 posted on 09/28/2009 11:25:34 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: benewton

Will he be soliciting offers for a new “Graftmobile”?


21 posted on 09/28/2009 11:25:53 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: rockabyebaby

He lost control of the wheel while trying to dip a fried clam into tar-tar sauce.


22 posted on 09/28/2009 11:27:35 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: massgopguy
Maybe he dropped a Fried Clam.

...or had a gob of Tar-tar sauce fall in his lap, LOL...

23 posted on 09/28/2009 11:27:49 AM PDT by Andonius_99 (There are two sides to every issue. One is right, the other is wrong; but the middle is always evil.)
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To: outpostinmass2

fried clams on Sunday ...morning...?


24 posted on 09/28/2009 11:28:32 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: benewton

no sign of story in Howie’s own paper yet! Herald, where are you on this...?


25 posted on 09/28/2009 11:29:13 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

lol Whitey was out in the street throwing traffic cones at him : )


26 posted on 09/28/2009 11:29:43 AM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace ( There was a hole here. It's gone now)
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To: raccoonradio

Kelly’s is open until 1 am. Highly plausible.


27 posted on 09/28/2009 11:30:57 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2

Wait until he gets the bill for a new pole.....


28 posted on 09/28/2009 11:33:17 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: GOPsterinMA

Newton/Wellesley Hospital right down the street.


29 posted on 09/28/2009 11:36:03 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: rockabyebaby

Well Howie’s not all that ancient (he’s exactly 10 years and 1 month older than me—I’ll be 48 in Feb. and he’ll be 58 in January—right around the time of that special election) in all honesty...but...we’ll have to hear his explanation. Take care of yourself Howie—I want to see that new book you’re writing and the one after that too!


30 posted on 09/28/2009 11:39:20 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: outpostinmass2

The police on the scene found an open container of fried clams inside the car.


31 posted on 09/28/2009 11:40:52 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2
Maybe his “big shoe” hit the gas too fast.
32 posted on 09/28/2009 11:41:39 AM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: outpostinmass2

Is Howie Carr now a “Q Tip” driver candidate?


33 posted on 09/28/2009 11:47:11 AM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: outpostinmass2

Be careful Howie.


34 posted on 09/28/2009 11:47:25 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

We’ll know officially when he heads to the grocery store before the next snow storm and stocks up on a year supply of bread and milk.


35 posted on 09/28/2009 11:49:23 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2

He swerved to miss a porcupine in the road.


36 posted on 09/28/2009 11:54:16 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: outpostinmass2

I hope he is OK. Rather worrisome in light of all of the problems he has had with the health as of late.


37 posted on 09/28/2009 11:56:36 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: raccoonradio

My guess is this was one of his freebie autos - my guess is he had to return it on Monday.

:)


38 posted on 09/28/2009 11:59:20 AM PDT by Sparky1776
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To: outpostinmass2

‘crossed over the double yellow line for unknown reasons’

The most written/heard excuse and the cause of many a head-on collision


39 posted on 09/28/2009 12:00:07 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85 -Happy B'day Daddy 2/20/23)
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To: PghBaldy

He was dodging some Pugs in the road.


40 posted on 09/28/2009 12:01:35 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I wonder if he was on his way there?


41 posted on 09/28/2009 12:09:31 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Who paid for Mary Jo Kopechne's funeral)
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To: outpostinmass2

What’d he do? Run into the Hillary Statue?..............


42 posted on 09/28/2009 12:15:28 PM PDT by Red Badger (The Zero has more airtime than Michael Jordan...........)
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To: Red Badger

see post 31 for clues


43 posted on 09/28/2009 12:18:16 PM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2; raccoonradio

qtip keyword LOL


44 posted on 09/28/2009 12:35:16 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro
That’s what Howie calls em.
45 posted on 09/28/2009 12:41:46 PM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2

So Howie Carr turned left of center and wound up in trouble with the law. That can be said of a lot of people down in Washington.


46 posted on 09/28/2009 12:45:10 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15)
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To: Charles Henrickson
According to police, the 57-year-old scribe and WRKO talk-show host was driving south on Wellesley Avenue, between Oakland and Forest streets, when his 2004 Acura suddenly crossed into the oncoming lane, hit a curb, and slammed into a telephone pole.

A Wellesley Wrench PING.

47 posted on 09/28/2009 12:50:57 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: outpostinmass2
The old Kelly's on da beach.
48 posted on 09/28/2009 1:00:21 PM PDT by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: outpostinmass2

He’s gonna have to shuck and jive and shell out some dough................


49 posted on 09/28/2009 1:07:07 PM PDT by Red Badger (The Zero has more airtime than Michael Jordan...........)
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To: martin_fierro; parsifal; mikrofon

They might need . . . A Wellesly Winch.


50 posted on 09/28/2009 2:06:08 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Carr wreck.)
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