Wrong-Way Crash on 195 Kills 1, Injures 4
One person is dead and four others are hospitalized after a wrong-way crash on I-195 early Saturday morning.
Rhode Island State Police report that a car was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of 195 near Exit 2 at about 3am Saturday. That car collided head-on with another going eastbound, and that car was then rear-ended by a third car going eastbound.
The driver of the car that was traveling in the wrong direction was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other four people involved – two from each other car – were taken to the hospital with serious injuries that aren't believed to be life-threatening.
State Police investigators are still trying to determine why the driver who was killed was driving the wrong way.