Two motorcyclists from Connecticut are in the hospital after a crash on the Newport Bridge Sunday afternoon.
Police said that two motorcycles, traveling together, attempted to stop short because of a sudden traffic jam.
Both bikes skidded and the riders went down.
One of the riders from Niantic, Connecticut was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious head trauma.
The other, a 53 year old Moosup, Connecticut man was taken to Newport Hospital with minor injuries.
Neither driver was wearing a helmet. No other vehicles were involved.