Pawtucket man involved in triple fatal crash faces additional charges

James Belanger appearing in Providence District Court after being charged in triple fatal accident in Pawtucket. (NBC10 Photo)

The driver accused in a crash that killed three women is facing additional charges now that toxicology results are in.

James Belanger was arraigned on three counts of driving under the influence death resulting Friday.

Police say the 21-year-old drove into a utility pole in Pawtucket earlier this month.

The car split in half, and Belanger left the scene.

Three women, all in their early 20s, were killed in the crash.

Bail was set at 50-thousand dollars.

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