Man charged with DUI after crashing into Warwick store

A car seen crashed into Wild Birds Unlimited in Warwick. (Courtesy: WalterBelonos81)

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — A Coventry man is charged with driving under the influence after crashing into a store in Warwick over the weekend.

Police said a car ran into the Wild Birds Unlimited store at the plaza on Bald Hill Road on Saturday.

The driver, identified as 68-year-old Kenneth Savard, faces a DUI charge.

According to a Facebook post by the business, the store had just closed for the night when the car came crashing into the storefront.

“The front of our store has been damaged but all employees are ok,” the business said.

Police said Savard was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries. He will appear in court at a later date.

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