Man charged with DUI in connection to hit-and-run on Interstate 95 in Warwick

95 11 I 95 N Toll Gate Rd

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — A man was charged with a DUI after a hit-and-run on Interstate 95 north in Warwick over the weekend.

The crashed happened near exit 10 just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday and backed up traffic.

Rhode Island State Police said Monday that they arrested 39-year-old Adam Bernardo, of Cranston, on multiple charges.

Bernardo was charged with the following:

  • Driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor/drugs, BAC unknown, first offense
  • Refusal to submit a chemical test
  • Leaving the scene of an accident with attended vehicle

Cameras from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation showed the traffic jam spanning at least a half mile.

95 10 I 95 S Cowesett Rd

Rhode Island Department of Transportation camera.

State police said that in the traffic, there were two more minor crashes.

No one was injured in any of the crashes, state police said.

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