Date Published:2023-07-10

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News: Driver fatally collides with motorcyclist on MA 24 in Taunton

TAUNTON, MA – According to WJAR, a driver collided with two motorcyclists, killing one and critically injuring the other, on MA 24 Sunday.

Fred Moreira, 35, was driving when he hit Tyler Moniz, 30, and a 39-year-old motorcyclist around 2:30 a.m.

The collision ejected both motorcyclists from their vehicles.

Rescue crews pronounced Moniz dead at the scene and transported the other motorcyclist to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Authorities charged Moreira with operating under the influence, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and vehicular homicide.

Schedule a free consultation with the New Bedford motorcycle accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, Accident & Injury Lawyers, Ltd. if you have been hurt in a motorcycle crash another motorist caused. You can reach us using our contact form or by calling (401) 751-8855.

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated: 2023-07-10