2 hospitalized, 1 arrested after head-on collision in Dartmouth

This is a photo of the 2015 Nissan Altima involved in a head-on collision in Dartmouth on Dec. 9, 2022. (Dartmouth Police Dept.)

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — A teenager was arrested after causing a head-on collision that hospitalized two people in Dartmouth on Friday.

Around 5 p.m., emergency crews responded to Chase Road near Lucy Little Road for a head-on crash between a Nissan Altima and a Ford Escape.

Police said the driver and passenger in the Nissan had to be removed from the car by fire crew members.

Both people were brought to St. Luke’s Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Ford, 19-year-old Jacob Thomas, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Having an open container of marijuana in a motor vehicle
  • Negligent operation of a motor vehicle
  • Failure to stay within marked lines
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