Woman sustains serious injuries after attempting to cross Route 146

By News Staff

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A woman was struck by a box truck Friday morning a little before 5 AM while attempting to cross Route 146 from the south bound to the north bound lanes.

The 2012 Isuzu was traveling in the right hand lane on Route 146 in the area of Branch Ave when the female stepped into its path and was subsequently struck.

The female pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was transferred to Rhode Island Hospital. The operator of he box truck was unharmed.

This accident is still under investigation.

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