Driver experiences ‘medical emergency,’ car crashes into New Bedford home

New Bedford Police Department. (WLNE)

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — A car crashed into a home in New Bedford Friday night, police said.

New Bedford Police Sgt. Scott Carola said just before 7 p.m., a car was driving south on Shawmut Avenue.

According to Carola, the driver “experienced a medical emergency” that caused him to lose control of his car.

Then, the car swerved east into a home on Shawmut Avenue.

The driver was taken to the hospital.

No additional information is available at this time.

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