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Cameron Rodrigues, 19, killed when his car departs roadway, strikes pole and tree off of Route 140 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Modified Date:Mon, 04/26/2021 - 2:47pm
Accident Date:Sunday, April 25, 2021
Massachusetts State Police said they received a call around 2:30 a.m. for a report of a car into the woods near the off-ramp from Route 140 North to Exit 7. New Bedford Fire and EMS also responded to the scene.
An investigation revealed that man crashed off the ramp, struck a metal post, and hit a tree before being ejected from the sedan.
Police say they also believe that an unknown vehicle traveled down the off ramp after the crash and dragged the victim to the area where he was eventually found.
The preliminary investigation showed Rodrigues was driving in the grass on the left side of the road and hit a tree, causing him to be ejected from the vehicle, according to police.
City:New Bedford, MA
County:Bristol County, MA