Massachusetts State Police Media Release—091414—Troopers Locate Man Walking in Traffic on I-195 in Fall River
Today at approximately 12:00 p.m., troopers from the Dartmouth Barracks responded to the Braga Bridge on the report of a man climbing the safety fence. Upon arrival, Trooper Sean Botelho and Trooper Paul Breault did not locate anyone on the bridge. A short time later, additional calls reported that a man fitting the earlier description was walking in traffic on I-195 West. Troopers Botelho and Breault responded to the area and located a 34 year-old New Bedford man walking in the high speed lane of the highway. Trooper Bothelho secured the man until Fall River EMS arrived and transported him to St. Anne’s Hospital for evaluation.
No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.