Monday, November 12, 2012
A 41-year-old woman was killed in a crash Saturday night in North Kingstown.
A North Kingstown woman is dead following a car accident Saturday night on Annaquatucket Road. According to the North Kingstown Police Department, her car left the roadway and hit a large tree stump in the area of 665 Annaquatucket Rd. around 9 p.m. Saturday. The North Kingstown Fire Department had to extricate the woman from the car. She was later pronounced dead at Rhode Island Hospital. Police have not released the woman's identity as they continue to notify her family members. She is described as 41 years old and from North Kingstown. No other vehicles were involved and the woman was the only person in the car. For more updates on this story, click the "Keep Me Posted" button below.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The driver in the crash that killed two teenagers Feb. 19 and the driver of a second vehicle both face charges.
East Greenwich police are charging two drivers in connection with the crash on Shippeetown Road Feb. 19 that left two teenagers dead. Nicholas Whiteley, 21, of Lafayette Road in North Kingstown, driver of the truck that overturned and split a utility poll in two, will face five charges, including two charges of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, death resulting. Patrick Gronhagen, 21, of Tillinghast Drive in East Greenwich, faces four counts of driving to endanger, according to police. Police said Whiteley was trying to overtake the truck driven by Gronhagen at the time of the accident. Madeline Healey, 18, and Michael Ruggieri, 19, both of North Kingstown, were killed in the crash. They were passengers in the truck driven …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Nicholas Whiteley is still listed in serious condition at Rhode Island Hospital following a deadly crash in East Greenwich Sunday.
The driver in Sunday's deadly crash is still in serious condition at Rhode Island Hospital while another passenger was treated and released the same day. Nicholas Whiteley, 21, of North Kingstown was driving the pickup truck on Shippeetown Road in East Greenwich when it struck two boulders and went airborne, hitting a telephone pole before overturning. According to reports, Whiteley was ejected from the vehicle along with another passenger. Christopher Mortin, 19, was trapped inside the vehicle along with another passenger, who was pronounced dead at the scene. According to a resident who lives nearby and was the first to respond to the scene, he could hear Mortin calling out for help from within the car. It took more than an hour for …