East Providence Crash Report: Police cruiser collides with home, injuring officer

Crash Report: 23 Mt. Hope Bridge, Bristol, RI


Report ID: 2023 December 1

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Unmarked police vehicle

Traffic Unit 2: Marked police cruiser

Occupants: At least 2

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Yes; both vehicles crashed into a home

Road Surface Condition: Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Other

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – A police officer went to the hospital Friday after his cruiser, along with an unmarked police vehicle, crashed into an East Providence home.

The incident happened sometime in the afternoon on Dover Avenue near Gardiner Avenue, which is just west of the Kent Heights Athletic and Recreational Area.

Officials say that the two police vehicles were involved in a pursuit at the time of the accident. The suspect evaded police and collided with two other vehicles in a separate accident.

The officer in the marked cruiser sustained injuries of unknown severity.

Police haven’t shared any other details about the incident, which remains under investigation.

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