Alleged drunk driver hits man on motorcycle

Louise Desquenne (Mugshot: North Smithfield Police Department)

NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) — A woman has been arrested after an alleged drunk driving accident sends a man on a motorcycle to the hospital.

Police tell Eyewitness News that a car and motorcycle collided Thursday, at the intersection of Connector Road and Victory Highway in North Smithfield.

William Spear III, 57, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital and is in stable condition after being hit by the alleged drunk driver, 35-year-old Louise Desquenne.

Desquenne was taken into custody on the scene and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Her bail was set at $20,000 with surety.

Desquenne is expected to be formally arraigned Friday.

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