1 in custody, 1 hospitalized after East Providence crash

This is a file image of an East Providence police cruiser. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Police said one person is in custody after a car crash in East Providence Sunday evening that sent a person to the hospital.

East Providence police responded to Newman Avenue and Bishop Avenue around 8 p.m.

Lt. Darren Ellinwood said the two-car accident placed one person in the hospital with minor injuries.

The other driver fled the scene.

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