Fatal Motorcycle-on-Car Crash in Dartmouth

On Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 11:28 AM, the Dartmouth Police responded to a serious motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Country Club Blvd. and Tucker Road.

Upon officer's arrival, they found that the operator, a 20-year-old Dartmouth man was the operator of a 2008 Honda CBR10R motorcycle.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the operator of the motorcycle was traveling south on Tucker Road when he impacted with a 2010 Mercedes Benz that was in the process of making a left turn from Country Club Blvd onto Tucker Road. The operator of the Mercedes was identified as a 33-year-old New Bedford woman. The female operator and the passengers of this vehicle were not injured as a result of the crash.

The operator of the motorcycle was transported to St. Luke's Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The name of the victim is not being released until proper notification to the family is made.

This investigation is on-going and is being investigated by Officer Derek Kenney with the assistance of the Dartmouth Police Accident Reconstruction Team.