There has been an alarming number of crashes involving pedestrians in the last few weeks; including in Providence, Dartmouth, Taunton, and West Greenwich.
Police have charged the driver they say struck and killed a pedestrian in North Smithfield Sunday night. The victim – identified Monday as Cheryl A. Willard, 50, of North Smithfield – was attempting to cross Dowling Village Boulevard around 9:30 p.m. Sunday when she was struck near the southern entrance of Dowling Village, according to police. Emergency crews rushed Willard …
Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run Monday night on Newport Avenue. The suspect is Paul Newman, 53, of Jacksonville, Florida. He is being charged with leaving the scene of an accident, death resulting. A witness was able to see the driver’s license plate before the vehicle fled the scene. Police said they were then able …
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a garbage truck in Providence Wednesday afternoon. Police told NBC 10 News a 51-year-old woman was hit at the intersection of Hartford Avenue and Whelan Road around 1 p.m. She was found lying on the ground just outside her home before being transported to Rhode Island Hospital, where she died. Investigators said she …
Mary F. Kemp was on her nightly walk around her South Kingstown neighborhood Monday night when police say a drunk driver veered off the road, hitting and killing her. Leslie Morales, 29, is facing charges of DUI death resulting, driving to endanger death resulting, and duty to stop at an accident resulting in personal injury/death. […] Kemp’s husband and daughter, …
A 63-year-old woman died after she was struck in a hit-and-run by a black sedan at about 8:45 p.m. Monday.
Pawtucket police told Eyewitness News Monday that Burns was not in a crosswalk when he was struck.
Authorities said Neetu Kainth, 38, of Plainville, voluntarily came back to Attleboro, where she was interviewed by police. She was not arrested, but was issued a citation for leaving the scene of an accident, death resulting.
Riceles Peralta, 81, died at Rhode Island Hospital Thursday night, according to police.
Munroe had just left a nearby supermarket where he worked when he attempted to cross the four-lane Post Road, also known as Route 1. He was hit by a vehicle traveling in the right northbound lane at about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday.
A 30-year-old Cumberland woman on her way to work Wednesday morning was killed when a bus struck her in a crosswalk in Kennedy Plaza and dragged her 50 to 60 feet.
As our population continues to age, and more elderly people are no longer able to drive, we’re going to have a lot more elderly people in suburbs trying to cross the streets we engineered for cars.
A Bristol man died Thursday after he was hit by a car trying to cross Metacom Avenue.
Johnston police say a woman has died, and a man is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Johnston Monday night.
The car did not kill Ms. Dansicker.
A 74-year-old grandmother was killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday evening while she was crossing the street with her 31-year-old granddaughter, on Broadway near the intersection with Marshall Street, the police said.
Karen McHugh, a 51-year-old Seekonk resident was struck and killed by a hit & run driver on Friday night as she was walking along the road near her home.
Police were dispatched to 601 Laurel Street, near the intersection of Laurel and Henry Streets, at about 10 p.m. for a report of a person down in the road.
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