Date Published:2021-12-29

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Police Rescue Woman Who Drove off Sandy Bottom Rd.

COVENTRY, RI – WPRI reports that an 85-year-old woman was injured when she drove off Sandy Bottom Rd and into the Pawtuxet River Tuesday.

According to police, the woman swerved to avoid another vehicle just before she drove off the bridge and into the river.

Police officers responded to the crash around 9:15 a.m. Three officers jumped into the river to rescue the woman. She was then taken to an area hospital.

Have you or a loved one been hurt in an accident caused by another driver in the Coventry area? If so, schedule an appointment with the Warwick car accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini online or by phone at (401) 352-5271.

Written By: Ronald J. Resmini

Last Updated: 2023-01-18