2 Injured After Drunk Driver Hits Police Cruiser

April 29th, 2022

PROVIDENCE, RI – Two people, including a providence police officer, were hospitalized after a collision caused by a drunk driver early Friday.

According to WPRI, the crash happened at bout 1 a.m. when 21-year-old Samiya Baez was heading north on Charles Street and collided with the officer’s vehicle.

Both the unidentified male officer and Baez were transported to a local hospital with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.

Baez is currently facing charges of driving under the influence, chemical test refusal, driving to endanger resulting in injury, and no valid license.

If you suffered injuries due to the reckless actions of an impaired driver in the Providence area, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Contact the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, LTD., today at 401.751.8855 to speak with an experienced Rhode Island car accident attorney.

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated : Friday, July 8, 2022