A Pawtucket woman is facing multiple charges, after allegedly striking a police officer with her car then nearly backing into a crowd outside an elementary school.
Police arrested Nikia Mierez, 31, outside Curvin McCabe Elementary School Wednesday morning.
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An evening walk turned into a frightening ordeal for a Pawtucket man after he was hit by a stolen pizza delivery car, just a block away from his home.
The accident happened while the man was walking along Newell Street around 5 p.m. Sunday. According to Pawtucket police, the driver hit the man and then took off.
Eyewitness News spoke with the victim’s family who identified him as 61-year-old Joe Korngor. His daughter, Sia Korngor said she was shocked when she heard about the accident.
He was stuck by a person driving a stolen car, the stolen car did not ram itself into him.
Fall River police are charging a city man after a crash that killed a pedestrian late Friday night.
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.
Officers found a 47 year-old man wedged underneath a white Toyota Corolla, and firefighters used heavy rescue equipment to lift it off him.
The Boston Globe: Man killed after being struck by two cars in Fall River
Police said the man was walking across West Shore Road in a painted crosswalk when he was hit by a 2006 Saturn at about 4 p.m. Wednesday. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital.
Police said the driver, an 18-year-old Warwick man, is not likely to face any criminal charges.
Failure to yield to a pedestrian, anyone, no?
A man was struck and killed Monday as he was trying to cross the Pontiac Avenue-Howard Avenue intersection at 5:10 p.m., the police said.
Lt. Alan Loiselle said Monday night that the police have identified the man, but his name was being withheld until the police had a chance to contact his next of kin.
A man who was hit by a car in Warwick earlier this month has died as a result of his injuries.
City police said Thursday that Sean P. Eagan died at Rhode Island Hospital on Nov. 13.
Eagan, 47, was crossing Warwick Avenue in the area of Scranton Avenue at about 5 p.m. on Nov. 7 when he was struck by a car traveling northbound. He was transported to Rhode Island Hospital, but passed away the following Thursday.
An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Woonsocket Tuesday night.
Police said the 70-year-old man was crossing Cass Avenue at about 7:15 p.m. when he was struck by a female driver.
Seekonk police have identified the pedestrian that was killed in the town last week as Steven Nixon of Dorchester.
No charges are pending against the driver, a 25-year-old man from East Providence, according to police.
Police said the area where the crash occurred is poorly lit, and there are no sidewalks.
In contrast to the last post, there’s no charges here. Because the road is poorly lit and there are no sidewalks? Should maybe the person who designed the road be charged with negligence in the death?
A Portsmouth woman was arrested and charged Sunday after an elderly woman was struck by a car and killed in the town.
According to Portsmouth Det. Lt. A.J. Bucci, Barbara Krensavage was driving north on Sea Meadow Court just before 3:30 p.m. when her car crossed into the southbound lane and struck a woman walking along the shoulder of the road.
One wonders what was it about this crash that made police decide that charges needed to be brought and that it was not just another, ‘tragic accident.’
A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured at 1:45 p.m. Thursday, the Westerly police reported.
Officers responding to Oak Street in the area of Spuchy Drive found a woman, 35, lying in the center of the road.
The report states the victim was walking in part of the roadway. Oak Street in this location has limited sidewalks, some parts none, some parts only on one side.
A North Providence High School teacher is recovering after being hit by a car outside the school’s prom venue Friday night.
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.
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.
Rhode Island College is offering counseling to students and flying flags at half-staff as it mourns an English professor who was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Central New York.
Forty-three-year-old Jennifer Cook of Providence was walking with her mother Friday afternoon in Syracuse when the truck veered across the road and struck them.
“Killed by a truck,” “the truck veered across the road and struck them” – No, the “truck” did not kill her, the truck was driven by a person.
WPRI: Flags at half-staff for RIC professor killed
A 56-year-old Newport man died from injuries Wednesday night after he was hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk on Friday, Jan. 17, according to Newport Police Sgt. Christopher Hayes.
The driver was cited with failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and for driving without insurance.
Police said [Sharon Gerlach of Middletown] was struck by a pick-up truck while crossing Bellevue Avenue. The driver, Craig Madison, 64, of Exeter, was cited with failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Police said sun glare might have been a factor in the accident.
The Providence Journal: 2 dead in week crossing Newport streets
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.
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.
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