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Complete New Bedford, MA accident reports and news.


Accidents in New Bedford result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a New Bedford crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a New Bedford accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after a New Bedford wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

New Bedford Police Department;

New Bedford Fire & Rescue Department;

Bristol County Sheriff’s Office;

New Bedford major hospitals include St. Luke's Hospital;

Bristol County Superior Court;

New Bedford real-time traffic report;

Massachusetts State Insurance Commissioner site.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a New Bedford accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal crash occurs, a New Bedford personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how an New Bedford accident lawyer helps injured victims.


Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Sun, 04/25/2021 Car Accident Cameron Rodrigues, 19, killed when his car departs roadway, strikes pole and tree off of Route 140 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Sun, 03/28/2021 Car Accident Tierrah Martinez, 20, dead and 21-year-old female driver injured after single-vehicle crash on Route 18 near Walnut Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Fri, 03/29/2019 Car Accident Janet Murphy, 68, killed and Kyle Murphy, 28, injured in collision at Ashley Boulevard and Tallman Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Sat, 10/28/2017 Pedestrian Accident Dylan Viera, 25, killed when struck by vehicle following prior collision on Route 140 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Wed, 12/14/2016 Car Accident John Leo Avery killed in collision with driver Jose Vaz, 43, at Plympton Street and Tarkiln Hill Road in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Thu, 12/08/2016 Pedestrian Accident Man struck and killed by vehicle on Cove Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Wed, 12/07/2016 Pedestrian Accident Alanna Baylies, 33, arrested after striking Dartmouth police officer, then crashing car on Route 18 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Fri, 07/29/2016 Car Accident Barbara May Pivo, 86, killed in car crash on Route 140 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Thu, 06/23/2016 Truck Accident Luis Cabral, 40, killed in rear-end truck collision on Route I-195 East in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Sat, 11/21/2015 Pedestrian Accident Cresencio Gonzales Mureno, 26, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Route 18 in New Bedford, Massachusetts - police seek public's help
Tue, 10/13/2015 Car Accident Lazaro S. Rosa, 66, killed in rollover after driving off road on Route 140 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Wed, 04/23/2014 Car Accident 19-year-old and 26-year-old seriously injured, transported to hospital, after their car crashes into a utility pole on Susan Street in New Bedford.
Fri, 03/28/2014 Car Accident Winnitue Montrond, 28, killed, Luismiguel Fernandes, 30, seriously injured, taken to hospital, after their car, traveling at a high rate of speed, crashes into a tree at an intersection in New Bedford.
Wed, 01/15/2014 Other Type of Accident Victor Gerena killed when he becomes entangled in machinery at seafood plant.