Date Published:2023-06-02

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Man arrested in connection with accident that injured 4-year-old in Cranston

CRANSTON, RI – Authorities have arrested a man they say caused an accident that injured a 4-year-old child near Farmington Ave and Dyer Ave on Wednesday, according to WJAR.

Jose Morales, 37, was allegedly impaired while he was driving a Mustang convertible with the top down at excessive speeds on eastbound Farmington Ave when he ran a stop sign and collided with a Chevy Silverado that was heading north on Dyer Ave around 8:40 p.m.

The collision caused the Mustang to spin around and sent the pickup truck into someone’s driveway.

Morales had a 4-year-old boy in a booster seat in the back seat of the Mustang. Rescue crews transported the child to an area hospital with serious injuries.

First responders also took both drivers and a passenger in the pickup truck to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities charged Morales with DUI resulting in serious bodily injury and DUI with a passenger under 13.

It is imperative you schedule a free consultation with the Providence drunk driving accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini if you have been hurt in a wreck caused by an impaired driver. You can reach us via our contact form or by calling (401) 751-8855.

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated: 2023-06-02