State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash on Rt.24 South in Fall River

Massachusetts State Police Media Release–090314–State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash on Rt.24 South in Fall River

 

Today at approximately 11:40 a.m., a car and dump truck were involved in a serious crash on Route 24 South at the ramp to Airport Road in Fall River, spilling debris from the commercial vehicle onto the roadway. Troopers from the Dartmouth Barracks, State Police Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Section, Collision Accident Reconstruction Section and Crime Scene Services Section responded to the crash.

The Fall River Fire Department transported both drivers, a 58 year-old male from Mattapan and a 47 year-old male from North Dartmouth, to Rhode Island Hospital.  For the duration of the investigation, only the left lane remained open, with traffic backed up to more than one mile.  The roadway was reopened just before 2 p.m.  The facts and circumstances remain under investigation and no citations have been issued at this time.