NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man who had apparently overdosed in his car now faces charges.

Police were called to the intersection of Hadley Street and Acushnet Avenue before 10 P.M. Wednesday for a report of a man possibly overdosing in a vehicle.

First responders administered a dose of Narcan and transported the man to St. Luke's Hospital for evaluation.

Police have charged the man, 25-year-old Joseph Martins of New Bedford, with operating under the influence of drugs and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

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