Accident on I-195 near the Washington Bridge - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

Accident on Washington Bridge shuts down highway; sends 3 to hospital

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An accident on Interstate 195 eastbound at the Washington Bridge stopped traffic for for about hour today.

The accident happened at around 1:50 p.m. causing traffic to back up.

The highway was opened just before 3 p.m., according to a tweet from the RI Department of Transportation.

Multiple rescues were called to the scene. 

According to the East Providence Fire Department 3 patients were transported to the hospital, one of those patients was in serious condition.

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