Dartmouth Police investigating two car crashes in two days


DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) – Dartmouth Police are investigating two serious car crashes over the course of two days.

The first crash, a single car rollover, happened Thanksgiving evening around 7:15 p.m.

Dartmouth Police say in a release they responded to the 300 block of Rock-O-Dundee Road along with other emergency personnel.

The driver of the 2005 Mazda 6, a 25-year-old Falmouth woman, was brought to Rhode Island Hospital.

As of Friday night, the victim had been treated and released from the hospital.

Dartmouth Police did not have an update on if she will face any charges as a result of the rollover.

The next night, Dartmouth Police were on scene of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on State Road near the Moby Dick Motel.

Police and emergency personnel responded to the crash around 5 p.m. Friday.

Police said a 59-year-old male pedestrian had been struck by a 1998 Lexus, operated by a 36-year-old male from New Bedford. The driver of the Lexus has been identified by police as Kalen Santos.

Dartmouth Police have not said whether Santos is facing any charges as a result of the crash.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Rhode Island Hospital to be treated. It’s unclear the extent of his injuries.

The Dartmouth Police Department Crash Reconstruction Unit is still investigating this pedestrian struck incident.

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