NEW BEDFORD - A box truck ended up in a ditch where construction is ongoing in the near North End of New Bedford Wednesday morning.

Massachusetts State Police say the accident took place around 5:30 a.m., with reports of a box truck owned by Sid Wainer and Son coming to rest in the ditch at Route 18 and Coggeshall Street and not being able to drive out.

Scanner reports indicate the driver, a middle-aged male, was complaining of neck pain.

It's not known what caused the truck to veer off the road and into the ditch.

State Police were on scene before 7 a.m. to assist with traffic and the removal of the truck.

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