Multi-car crash ties up I-195W in East Providence

(WPRI/ Perry Russom)

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A six-car crash tied up parts of I-195 West for about an hour Friday evening.

According to Rhode Island State Police, the crash happened just before 6 p.m. near Exit 6.

Officials said a Bristol ambulance with a patient in the back was involved in the crash, but the patient was not injured any further.

Four other people were transported to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries.

Part of the highway, including the two left lanes, were closed for just under an hour while crews worked to clear the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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