Crash sends minivan through fence, up against house in Fall River

A minivan crashes through a fence and rests against a house in Fall River, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2023. (Photo courtesy of Michael Almeida)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — A crash sent a minivan through a fence and up against a house in Fall River on Sunday night.

Police said the two-vehicle crash happened just before 9 p.m. on the corner of Robeson and Maple streets.

A Lexus was going north on Robeson Street and hit the side of a Honda minivan as it ran a stop sign, according to police.

Police said the driver and passenger of the Honda, 16 and 19-year-old boys, were brought to nearby hospitals. The extent of their injuries were not immediately known.

The 16-year-old was cited for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to stop at a posted sign.

The driver of the Lexus, 21, declined medical treatment.

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