NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — Police arrested a New Bedford man Monday afternoon following a crash that left two women injured, according to Massachusetts State Police.
Tiago Melo, 32, was taken into custody after the bucket truck he was driving collided with a minivan on a ramp from I-195 East to Route 140, according to police.
Police said the driver of the minivan, a 33-year-old Mattapoisett woman, and her 82-year-old passenger were both transported to the hospital.
The crashed caused Melo’s utility truck to roll off of the roadway and into the grass.
Police said Melo, who was charged with operating a vehicle with a revoked license, had three warrants out for his arrest.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.