Motorcyclist killed after crashing into bus in New Bedford

SE Mass

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — A West Yarmouth man died after crashing his motorcycle into a city bus Thursday morning, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s office.

The crash occurred in the area of Mill and County streets around 6:30 a.m.

The DA’s office said the motorcyclist, identified as 30-year-old Benjamin Fortier, appears to have run a red light and crashed into the side of an SRTA bus.

No one else was injured and the investigation is ongoing.

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