UPDATE: More information on the crash, which involved an empty car on fire at New Bedford Country Club, has been provided in an update. The alleged driver of the car has also been found at a local motel.

DARTMOUTH — Drivers beware: State Road/Route 6 in Dartmouth is temporarily closed between Slocum and Hathaway roads this morning due to a car crash.

Dartmouth Police made the announcement on Facebook just after 6 a.m. Wednesday, stating that the road will be closed in both directions.

Drivers are asked to seek an alternate route.

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Further information about the crash or what time the road can be expected to reopen was not provided.

State police representatives could not immediately be reached for comment.

The portion of State Road that has been closed runs alongside the Country Club of New Bedford.

Read the police department's post in full:

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