Speed a factor in Fall River Heritage State Park crash, police say

This is a photo of a crash at the Fall River Heritage State Park off the Davol Street, Monday, May 8, 2023. (WLNE)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — Fall River police said Tuesday a driver was speeding before crashing at a park.

The crash happened Monday night at the Fall River Heritage State Park on Davol Street.

Sgt. Moses Pereira said the driver of a Nissan then lost control of the car. While trying to regain control, he hit a light pole, part of guardrail, and ultimately came to a stop against a trailered boat.

Pereira said when they arrived, they found the Nissan rolled over on its roof.

The driver, whose name wasn’t immediately released, was taken to Saint Luke’s Hospital a precaution. He was cited for negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

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