There has been an alarming number of crashes involving pedestrians in the last few weeks; including in Providence, Dartmouth, Taunton, and West Greenwich.
Police continue to investigate a hit-and-run in Warwick that landed a man in the hospital Wednesday night. According to city police, the pedestrian was crossing Post Road near the Walmart just before 9 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, which then drove off. Police said he was not in a crosswalk at the time. The 32-year-old …
Rescue crews were called to the 400 block of Weeden Street to find two adults, both 33, and two children, aged 4 and 3, who had been struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound, according to Det. Sgt. Timothy Graham. The victims said a white Dodge Caravan with Rhode Island plates hit them and knocked off the vehicle’s passenger side mirror in the process.
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 …
Police say a man has been charged after he allegedly hit a pedestrian with his car near the intersection of Pulaski and Manchester Streets in West Warwick early Saturday morning. Police say the victim, a West Warwick man in his 40’s, was seriously hurt and taken to Kent County Hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown. […] Police said …
Police in Taunton are investigating a crash that sent a city man to the hospital with serious injuries. Lt. Paul Roderick said in a news release that the victim, 49-year-old Nicholas Fabiano, was struck by a truck in the area of 470 West Britannia Street at about 10:46 Friday morning. – WPRI
Cynthia MacDonald, 63, sustained significant injuries and was transported to Rhode Island Hospital.
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.
About a half hour after the crash, the driver, 34-year-old Jessica Skaggs of New Bedford, surrendered to authorities.
Witnesses told NBC 10 News that a white cab struck a man in his late 30s or early 40s in the crosswalk on Sabin Street, which is adjacent to the Convention Center, around 7 p.m.
Police say a 12-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Wednesday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.
Providence police say a 10-year-old boy and an adult family member were crossing Empire Street when they were struck by a car.
Costigan was a CCRI student studying music and hoped to sing in the college chorus in the fall, according to CCRI staff.
A 14-year-old girl Sunday was hit by a car Sunday night outside North Providence High School where police say students had congregated to watch a fireworks display.
The police have arrested an East Providence man they say drove up on a sidewalk along Legion Way and struck a pedestrian and a bicyclist and killed a dog before driving away Tuesday night, according to Lt. Thomas J. Rush.
Police are investigating after two children were hit by a vehicle in Providence and the driver fled the scene.
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.
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.