Date Published:2021-11-08

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Alleged drunk driver hits multiple state police cruisers in Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI – A state trooper was hospitalized after a suspected drunk driver crashed into two cruisers near downtown Providence on Monday.

According to a report by the Providence Journal, troopers were investigating a prior crash on I-95 near Orms Street at about midnight when the driver careened into their vehicles.

One injured trooper was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries and has since been released.

The driver responsible for the crash, 22-year-old Katie Tornez, was arrested and charged with DUI and refusing to submit a chemical test.

If you suffered injuries due to the reckless actions of an impaired driver in the Providence area, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Contact the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, LTD., today at 401.751.8855 to speak with an experienced Rhode Island car accident attorney.

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated: 2023-01-18