Man ejected from truck in single-car crash

Photo courtesy of the Tiverton Police Department

TIVERTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A Little Compton man is in critical condition after his truck rolled over in Tiverton and he was ejected from the vehicle.

According to Tiverton police, 58-year-old Joseph G. Marshall was driving his 2003 GMC pickup truck near the intersection of Main and Bulgamarsh Roads Wednesday night when the truck left the road and flipped over multiple times.

Police said Marshall was conscious when emergency crews arrived on scene and told them he couldn’t feel his legs. He was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police said there were no preliminary determinations that alcohol or speed were involved.

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