Man recovering after truck overturns in Westerly

Photo courtesy of Jill Connor from the Westerly Sun

WESTERLY, R.I. (WPRI) — A Charlestown man is recovering after he was seriously hurt when his pickup truck overturned in Westerly.

According to Westerly Police Chief Edward St. Clair, the crash occurred Thursday on the Weekapaug Bridge, which carries Atlantic Avenue from Misquamicut to Weekapaug.

St. Clair said the driver, 63-year-old Thomas Newell, was transported by helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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