Police cruiser crash sends two people to the hospital

PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) – An overnight car accident involving a Providence police cruiser sent two people to the hospital Monday morning.

Police say the crash happened around 1:00 Am at the intersection of Eddy and Chapman streets.

It appears the driver of the vehicle that hit the cruiser ran a stop sign.

The officer in the cruiser was treated and released from the hospital.

The passenger, a pregnant woman, was taken to the hospital as a precautionary citing some pain.

Police say no citations have been filed at this time.

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