Driver dies after serious crash in Pawtucket

Submitted via ReportIt! by Domenic Bruzzi

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — One of the drivers involved in a serious crash in Pawtucket Wednesday afternoon has died, city police confirm.

According to police, a pickup truck collided with a sedan just after noon near the intersection of Newport and Gill Avenues.

The 71-year-old driver of the sedan was later pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital. The driver’s identity has not yet been released.

A passenger of the sedan was also taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries.

Parts of the road were closed while crews cleared the scene, but all lanes have since reopened.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Below are more pictures of the scene submitted via ReportIt! by Domenic Bruzzi:

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