Man killed after rear-ending a tractor trailer in Warwick

July 14th, 2022

WARWICK, RI – A man was killed in Warwick after crashing into a tractor-trailer on his motorcycle early Thursday morning, WPRI reports.

The accident occurred near 565 Quaker Lane near 1:10 a.m. when the fatality victim, 53-year-old- Christopher Reddick, struck the rear of a truck turning into his lane.

Reddick was thrown from the vehicle and taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was reportedly driving without a helmet.

There was no suspicion of impairment or other improper use of a motor vehicle in the accident.

This crash is currently part of an ongoing investigation. Details may be updated as further information becomes available.


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Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated : Thursday, July 14, 2022