7-car pileup on Sakonnet River Bridge, 3 police cruisers damaged - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

7-car pileup on Sakonnet River Bridge, 3 police cruisers damaged

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By: Alexandra Cowley

acowley@abc6.com

 

A 7-car pileup on the Sakonnet River Bridge shuts down the Southbound side for more than an hour. The accident involved 3 police cruisers and a dump truck. According to accident investigators, cruisers were already on the scene of the crash, when a truck barrelled over the bridge.

The truck could not stop in time, smashing into the rear of the cruisers, causing a domino effect. The cruisers have extensive damage. No one was hurt.

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