State Police investigate fatal crash in Seekonk - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

State Police investigate fatal crash in Seekonk

Posted: Updated:
By News Staff

news@abc6.com

State Police are currently investigating an accident that happened on I-195 eastbound in Seekonk.

Police responded to a crash involving a car and a motorcycle. Initial reports say that the operator of the motorcycle, a 2012 Suzuki, struck a 2003 Nissan Altima from behind, lost control and crashed. They are still investigating why that happened.

The operator of the motorcycle, a 24-year-old  Frederick Hoard III from South Attleboro was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead as a result of the injuries sustained from the crash.

Police say the Altima driver, a 58-year-old male, and passenger, a 50-year-old female both from Swansea, were not injured.

The right lane has been closed for the crash investigation. 

The names of the victims will not be released until next-of-kin have been notified.


(C) WLNE/TV 2014
Powered by WorldNow

10 Orms Street Providence, R.I. 02904
401-453-8000

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNE.
All Rights Reserved.

For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.