UPDATE: Woman crashes into fire truck in Tiverton

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TIVERTON, R.I. – Tiverton Police have released the name of a woman that was seriously injured when he car crashed into a fire truck Monday afternoon.

Lucia Borges, 46, of Westport M.A. was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with significant injuries when the crash occurred on Bulgarmarsh Road around 2:30 p.m.

According to the Tiverton Police Department, the preliminary investigation revealed Borges was travelling westbound when her car crossed into the eastbound lane and struck the emergency vehicle.

Several open ‘nip’ alcohol containers were found inside Borges’ vehicle.

The occupants of the fire truck were transported to Saint Ann’s Hospital in Fall River, M.A., where they were treated and released.

Authorities say speed and alcohol have not been ruled out as factors of the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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