Dump truck, SUV collide in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WJAR) —
Portsmouth police said a dump truck and an SUV collided head-on Monday.
The crash happened at about 9:45 a.m. on Point Road near the Escape Bridge, which carries traffic between the Hummocks and the Island Park neighborhood.
Firefighters had to extricate the 61-year-old man who was driving the SUV. He was flown by helicopter to a hospital.
The dump truck driver was also taken to a hospital.
Police said the bridge was closed for about two hours while the scene was investigated.