SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) - An early morning single car crash out of Seekonk, Mass. left one person with injuries Sunday morning.
Seekonk Police said that a man crashed his car into a tree and ended up on the front yard of a home on Wedgewood Drive just before 2:30 Sunday morning.
The Jaws of Life had to be used to remove the entrapped driver, who was the lone occupant in the vehicle.
The car sustained heavy front end damage.
Officers with the Seekonk Police force said that speed was definitely a factor in the crash that sent the driver to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police said the driver told them that he had been tapped by another vehicle and that was what caused the accident. However, investigators said there was no evidence of any damage to the man's back end of his car and believe that high speeds caused him to drive into a tree.
Additionally, officers on the scene said there was no evidence of the car spinning out prior to crashing as was voiced by the driver.
The man, whose identity hasn't been released yet, is recovering at the hospital and faces a charge of Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
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