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New Bedford teen charged after crashing into Massachusetts State Police cruiser on Route 24 in Fall River



Photo courtesy of Massachusetts State Police from previous accident

A local teen has been charged after crashing into a Massachusetts State Police cruiser on Tuesday morning.

According to Dave Procopio of Massachusetts State Police, at 5:15 a.m. a 2014 Ford Explorer State Police cruiser was stopped on Route 24 South in Fall River, responding to a minor crash.

While the cruiser was stopped, it was struck by a 2017 Nissan Altima driven by 19-year-old Jose Furtado, of New Bedford.

Furtado will be charged for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, and failure to take care while starting/stopping/turning.

Procopio stated that there were no injuries.

The State Police cruiser was not towed from the scene, however, the Nissan driven by Furtado was.

Traffic was delayed in the area at the time of the crash.

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. asshat

    June 7, 2022 at 1:34 pm

    What a jerk.

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