New Bedford Motorcycle Crash Victim Dies From Injuries
The woman involved in a motorcycle crash Sunday evening in New Bedford has died as a result of her injuries.
According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, the victim has been identified as Krystal Gerardo, 24, of North Scituate, Rhode Island. Gerardo died late Tuesday afternoon at St. Luke’s Hospital.
Gerardo was a passenger on the back of a motorcycle being driven by a 28-year-old New Bedford man when, on the evening of June 6, the motorcycle struck a guardrail on the eastbound side of Acushnet Avenue. The D.A.’s Office said the driver of the motorcycle was taken to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence for treatment of injuries to his arms and chest.
No other vehicles were involved. The crash remains under investigation by Massachusetts State Police and New Bedford Police.