Cranston Police investigating a crash that injured three occupants

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CRANSTON, R.I (WLNE) – Cranston police are investigating a crash from Sunday night that injured three people, including a ten-year-old boy.

According to police, the crash happened at approximately 8:45 p.m, where a 2018 Nissan Altima containing three occupants, including a ten-year-old boy seated in the rear of the vehicle, was traveling westbound on Olney Arnold Road. 

A preliminary police investigation shows that the vehicle approached a slight curve in the road that veered to the left, and was unable to maintain control. 

Police say the vehicle went off the road onto the shoulder, crossed the driveway of 183 Olney Arnold Road, striking a mailbox and concrete footing. 

The vehicle continued forward until it struck a tree with so much velocity, the rear end of the vehicle launched upwards and struck the tree as well. 

Cranston Fire and Special hazards were called, and used hydraulic jaws to extract the driver. The Driver, identified as 47-year-old Glenn A. Teolis, of Winter Garden Florida, was not wearing a seat belt. 

A passenger in the front was seat belted when fire personnel arrived. 

The third occupant was a 10-year-old boy who was out of the vehicle, walking around when the police arrived. It is believed he was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash. 

Both Mr. Teolis and the front passenger remain in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital.

The 10-year-old boy, who is the son of Glenn Teolis, sustained serious injuries and was treated and released from Hasbro Children’s Hospital. 

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