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Attleboro Woman Charged With DUI in Crash; Injured Jogger

Thirty-three-year-old Attleboro, Massachusetts resident Mary Elliott was arraigned on Thursday, September 8 in Taunton District Court on charges of drunken driving and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident on Route 44 West in Seekonk on Sunday, September 4 at around 5 p.m. that resulted in a jogger suffering from serious injuries. Judge Kevin … READ MORE

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Driver sends four to the hospital after running a stop sign

Four people were hurt during a collision that happened at the intersection of Purchase Street and Freeborn Avenue in  Rhode Island on Saturday, August 20th. According to preliminary investigations, a driver ran a stop sign at the intersection, causing a collision with a second vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene of the accident. Four people sustained neck, … READ MORE

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Newport two-vehicle collision hurts two

A 38 year-old Rhode Island woman was driving a three-wheel Scoot Coupe two-person moped eastbound on Ocean Avenue in Newport last Wednesday, August 3 when she collided with a Nissan Xterra that was headed west along the same road. She and her 10-year-old male passenger were hurt during the incident as they were both thrown … READ MORE

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North Providence two-vehicle collision kills one

According to an article by Turn to 10, a two-vehicle collision happened on Route 146 North By Mineral Spring Avenue in North Providence, Rhode Island on Saturday, August 6. The accident occurred around 1:30 a.m., resulting in the death of one person and the hospitalization of four other individuals. According to preliminary investigations, a Nissan struck a … READ MORE

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Providence man charged in relation to fatal accident

34-year-old Johnny Sak, of 35 Union Avenue, Rhode Island, was indicted on Monday, July 11 before Providence Superior Court Magistrate John McBurney III in relation to a fatal vehicular accident that happened last year, killing a young woman. Sak had been driving a vehicle along the 1600 block of Mendon Road on Dec. 8, 2015, … READ MORE

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E. Providence Man Arrested for Leaving Scene of Accident

Thirty-three-year-old resident Daniel James was taken into police custody from his home in East Providence, Rhode Island, and charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious personal injury, as well as motor infractions, in relation to a crash that he caused along Legion Way last Tuesday, July 5 that injured … READ MORE

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Recall on SUV that killed Anton Yelchin

The 2015 Jeep Cherokee that caused the death of Anton Yelchin is part of a recall by Fiat Chrysler. The incident occurred last Sunday, June 19. Yelchin’s vehicle appeared to be in the ‘park’ position, but it was actually in ‘reverse’. Yelchin’s vehicle rolled from his driveway and crashed into him. Despite the June accident, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the … READ MORE

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20-year-old dies in Dartmouth car accident

Twenty-year-old Rhode Island resident Travis Rainville lost his life during a single-vehicle car accident in Dartmouth, Massachusetts last Sunday, May 29. According to preliminary investigations, Rainville was a passenger in a silver pickup truck that crashed onto a utility pole along Old Fall River Road. He succumbed to the mortal injuries that he sustained several … READ MORE

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Wrong-way driver causes policeman’s death

What was supposed to be an exciting day for 24-year-old Jamestown patrol officer Ryan Bourque last Monday, May 23 – his one year anniversary on the police force – turned into a tragedy as a wrong-way driver caused his death. Just a few minutes after midnight, a driver going the wrong direction on a one-way collided head-on … READ MORE

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Ambulance, car crash into each other in Providence

Police authorities are currently holding an investigation after a private ambulance and another vehicle crashed into each other near the corner of South Water and Wickenden Streets in Providence, Rhode Island last Sunday, April 3. In an interview with Eyewitness News, Providence police officers confirmed that they were assisting state patrol officers secure the crash … READ MORE

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated : Tuesday, September 1, 2020