Cranston man charged with DUI, crashed into telephone pole

By Stephanie Vargas

A Cranston man is facing DUI charges after crashing into a telephone pole Friday night.

56 year old Jospeh Piacitelli was subsequently charged with DUI and given a citation for Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test on July 31st at 10:21 p.m. after officials noticed signs of intoxication.

The white van he was driving crashed into a telephone pole on 960 Reservoir Avenue shortly before being arrested.

Piacitelli was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries.

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