NEW BEDFORD — A man is hospitalized after he admits to using drugs while behind the wheel of his car.

New Bedford Police say the man was seen in his vehicle at the Bank of America kiosk in the 1000 block of Kings Highway in the North End at around 8:47 a.m. on Monday. Police observed the man displaying behavior consistent with drug use. Upon further investigation, the man admitted to police that he was under the influence of drugs.

The unidentified male was transported to St. Luke's Hospital for treatment and will be cited for operating under the influence of drugs.