Wrong-way driver on Westminster Street faces DUI charge

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – An overnight head-on collision on Westminster Street in Providence sent a driver behind bars on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Providence police said the driver was heading in the wrong direction down Westminster just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Officers said the wrong-way driver’s vehicle collided with a second vehicle.

Fire officials treated the second driver for minor injuries.

Providence police have not revealed the identities of either driver.

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