Central Falls Police said they were called to Roosevelt Avenue around 3:05 a.m. Saturday, where they found a 51-year old Pawtucket man in the roadway.
At his arraignment, [Rigoberto] Vasquez was charged with driving while intoxicated, failing to stop in an accident resulting in serious personal injury, driving with an expired license, among other charges.
Central Falls Police said the victim is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital.
The officer had been directing traffic at Dave’s Marketplace on Airport Road Saturday about 10 a.m..
The woman began arguing with the officer, then backed up her vehicle about fifty feet and drove at the officer head-on. He was able to step partially out of the way, but had minor injuries.
The woman sped away, southbound on Warwick Avenue. She’s described as a woman in her 20s or 30s. Several eyewitnesses saw it happen, but the woman remains at large.
If you see the vehicle on the road, Warwick Police ask you to call (401) 468-4293.
Providence Police arrested a woman Sunday morning after she hit a pedestrian with her vehicle and fled the scene.
Tammy Moreira, 44, of Providence, was driving on Elmwood Avenue around 1:30 a.m. when she struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Elmwood and Ontario Street before fleeing the scene.
Not excusing the perpetrator, but RIDOT designed Elmwood Avenue as a highway.
Police are investigating a hit and run in which three pedestrians, including a toddler in a stroller, were injured Monday afternoon.
Police on scene told Eyewitness News it all started around 2 p.m. when a Honda Accord drove through a red light at the intersection of East and Middle Streets. The officer said a van – which had the right of way – then struck the car while driving through the intersection. The car spun out and hit three people on the sidewalk and a storefront before taking off from the scene.
It should say, ‘a driver operating a Honda Accord drove through a red light…’ The Honda did not propel itself of its own freewill through the light.
The Central Falls police are looking for the driver of a car who struck two people in front of the CVS Pharmacy on Broad Street April 12 and took off.
The driver left the two victims with serious and possible life threatening injuries according to Det. Craig M. Veins.
Police are asking for help in identifying the driver who struck two pedestrians near the CVS pharmacy at 309 Broad St., just before 3 a.m. Saturday.
The Narragansett police are looking for information regarding a hit-and-run accident that took place Saturday at around 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Point Judith Rd. and Sand Hill Cove Rd. near Charlie O’s Tavern.
It is unclear from reading the article if police believe there was anyone driving the car or if it was a car out by itself looking to run down pedestrians.
A New Bedford man accused of hitting a pedestrian and leaving the scene may be facing further charges now that police have learned the victim didn’t survive injuries suffered during the crash.
Police said they were called to Herman Melville Boulevard in the area of Logan Street at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday. An eyewitness told them a person was hit in the middle of the street, then the suspect backed up and drove around the victim to flee the area.
That headline was pretty good, it was a “driver” who hit the boy. But then…
Police in Newport are looking for a hit-and-run driver whose sport utility vehicle struck an 11-year-old boy crossing a street.
It wasn’t the driver, it was the driver’s SUV that hit the boy, actually, no it wasn’t, it was the driver, let us rewrite that for you:
Police in Newport are looking for a hit-and-run driver an SUV who struck an 11-year-old boy crossing a street.
Police say a man driving a brown or gold SUV southbound on Kay Street drove away without stopping after hitting the boy. Better descriptions of the man and the vehicle weren’t released.
Please contact Newport Police if you have any information.
It was first reported the vehicle struck an 11-year old boy crossing the street. Upon investigation, police concluded the child actually ran into the vehicle. No charges have been filed at this time.
Regardless of if the child was struck while crossing or ran out in front of the driver, the driver still fled the scene where an injured child with no pants on was left in the street. There’s no charge for that?
Alyssa Guzman was struck at about 8:30 a.m. on Monday in the area of Dorrance and Westminster streets.
Providence police Sgt. Paul Zienowicz said Tuesday that the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run was a tan minivan but with unknown plates. Anyone who may have witnessed what happened should contact the Providence police, he said.
A state senator is working to pass legislation that will crack down on hit-and-run drivers.
Under the bill, drivers who take off would be guilty of a felony and could be fined up to $5,000, spend a year in jail, and have their license suspended for a year.
Rhode Island State Police are on the lookout for a driver who struck a man in West Greenwich Tuesday night and fled the scene.
The ProJo story on the same incident talks about a car this and a car that, but never reveals that there was a person operating said car, and it was that person that took the car and fled the scene.
A little after 8 p.m., the girls, ages 14 and 17, were getting off a RIPTA bus in the area of Westminster and Knight streets, the police said. They ran across the street without looking and were hit by the car, described by the police as a dark Honda.
The woman, whom the police did not name, was walking in a designated crosswalk area around 9:50 p.m., when a driver traveling east on Front Street struck her with the car and then continued driving.
Police are seeking information and have a vehicle description, visit the ProJo link for details.
The police are searching for the driver who fled the area in a Jeep with Rhode Island registration 527-625.
Of course what the headline does not say is, someone was driving the Jeep, it was not simply a rogue Jeep.
Authorities say a woman has died after being struck by a pickup truck outside a Wrentham motel and dragged three miles up U.S. Route 1 to Foxborough.
The woman’s body was found on the roadway at about 10 p.m. Monday just south of the Patriot Place shopping center.
The driver has been caught and is being charged.
Eyewitnesses are calling on the suspect of a hit and run to turn himself in, after a woman was struck and left for dead in the middle of the road.
Brad Souza was walking outside of his Fairhaven home on Green Street when he said a black Jeep Cherokee ran a stop sign, and hit his neighbor who was crossing the road.
Of course it was not a Jeep that struck the pedestrian, a person struck another person with his or her Jeep.
A man was hospitalized and a suspect was arrested following a hit-and-run crash in downtown Providence.