Driver hospitalized after vehicle strikes tree

SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) – Crews worked to remove a truck from a wooded area of Scituate after a driver veered off the road early Friday morning.

Only one vehicle was involved in the crash on Route 116.

The driver was hospitalized with unknown injuries.

According to officials at the scene, the crash “looks worse than it is.”

The investigation and clearing of the wreck led to minor backups in the area during the morning commute.