Dartmouth Woman Allegedly Strikes Elderly Bicyclist with Vehicle
DARTMOUTH — For the second time in three days, a Dartmouth bicyclist was struck by a motor vehicle.
On Monday, November 11 at approximately 9:55 a.m., Dartmouth Police responded to the intersection of Slocum Road and Lexington Avenue to investigate a motor vehicle vs. bicyclist crash.
Upon arrival, it was determined that an elderly female bicyclist from Dartmouth had been struck by a 2010 Volkswagen Beetle. Police identified the driver of the vehicle as 18-year-old Kailee Ferreira of Dartmouth.
The elderly female was transported by ambulance to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say the cause of the crash is currently being investigated by members of the Dartmouth Police Department Crash Reconstruction Unit, and that no information regarding either charges or the bicyclist medical status is currently available.
On Saturday, a 39-year-old West Bridgewater man was charged with operating under the influence after allegedly striking a 19-year-old Dartmouth man riding his bicycle.