1 killed, 2 injured in collision in Woonsocket

May 4th, 2022

WOONSOCKET, RI – A woman was killed and two other people were injured in a collision at an intersection in central Woonsocket late Tuesday morning, WPRI reports.

The two-car crash happened on Harris Avenue where it meets Verry Street and Kindergarten Street at about 11:45 a.m.

The driver of one of the vehicles was rushed to Landmark Medical Center, where she passed away. She has been identified as Cristina Perez, a 58-year-old resident of Burrillville.

A 20-year-old female passenger in Perez’s vehicle was taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where she remained as of this morning. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The driver of the other vehicle was also taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where she underwent surgery for serious injuries. She has been identified only as a 25-year-old woman.

Little else is known about the crash at this time, except that authorities believe speed was a factor. We will provide updates as possible.

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Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated : Wednesday, May 4, 2022