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Power restored in East Providence after crash; 4 injured

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a crash in East Providence left four injured and knocked out power to the vast majority of the Riverside neighborhood.

 

East Providence Battalion Chief Joe Crowshaw told 12 News firefighters rushed to Forbes Street just after 8 p.m. following reports of a two-car crash that took down a utility pole.

 

Crowshaw said both vehicles were heavily damaged and a nearby tree had caught fire from the downed power lines. That fire eventually spread to the vehicle that had slammed directly into the utility pole but was quickly extinguished, he added.

 

Read more at wpri.com.

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