Controversial West Warwick priest seriously injured in Massachusetts crash

The West Warwick priest who made headlines for denying local lawmakers communion for their stance on abortion was seriously injured in a single-car crash. 

LYNN, MASS. (WLNE) – The West Warwick priest who made headlines for denying local lawmakers communion for their stance on abortion was seriously injured in a single-car crash.

It happened in Lynn, Massachusetts Tuesday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. on the Lynnway at Market Street.

Massachusetts State Police said they believe the car Bucci was in struck a tree and a pole, causing him to be trapped inside the heavily damaged car.

The Providence Diocese put out a statement Wednesday requesting prayers for Father Bucci and his family.

Father Bucci’s condition is unknown at this time but Massachusetts State Police say he was taken to an area hospital Tuesday with life-threatening injuries.

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