Police investigating wrong way crash in Fall River, driver with life-threatening injuries

FALL RIVER, MASS (WLNE) – Fall River police are currently investigating a wrong-way crash on the highway that sent two people to the hospital; one of them with life-threatening injuries.

Police responded to a crash on route 24 southbound at 3:10 AM on Friday that involved a sedan and a tractor-trailer.

An investigation indicates that a 36-year-old Rhode Island woman was driving north in the southbound lane when it collided with a Volvo tractor, driven by a 40-year-old New Bedford Man.

Police say the tractor was pulling a trailer owned by a seafood company

The Rhode Island woman was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries according to police.

The New Bedford man was transported with possible minor injuries.


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