Two taken to hospital after crash in East Providence

East Prov Ax

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Two people were taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after a two-car crash on Taunton Avenue in East Providence.

According to East Providence Police, the accident happened at around 2 p.m. Saturday. Upon arriving on scene, rescue crews found of the vehicles drivers entrapped, and were able to successfully remove that person from their car.

Both of the cars involved suffered heavy damage. The pickup truck of the person entrapped had its roof ripped off by rescue crews, and the other vehicle suffered heavy damage to the front side of the car.

The two people were both taken to an area hospital with non life threatening injuries.

One lane of traffic was closed and drivers were re-rerouted around the crash site as crews cleaned up the damage from the crash.

Police are still looking into the cause of the crash.


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