1 dead, 2 injured in single-vehicle crash on I-195 in Dartmouth

February 7th, 2022

DARTMOUTH, MA – A Jeep Cherokee struck a tree off I-195 in Dartmouth late Sunday evening, killing one and injuring two others, according to the Massachusetts State Police.

Investigators say that the vehicle was headed west on I-195 when it suddenly left the roadway and crossed into the median, where it collided with a tree.

Responders pronounced a woman dead at the scene. She has been identified as 63-year-old New Bedford resident Eleanor Estrella

The Jeep’s driver, a 25-year-old woman also from New Bedford, is in critical condition. A second passenger, a 17-year-old girl from New Bedford, sustained less severe injuries. Both were taken to St. Luke’s Hospital.

Investigations into the crash are ongoing.

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Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated : Tuesday, February 8, 2022