PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket police are investigating a crash early Thursday morning that left two vehicles and a business damaged.
The incident occurred around 1 a.m. at the intersection of Broadway and Central Avenue.
A witness at the scene said it appeared one of the vehicles ran a red light and hit the other vehicle before crashing into the building. That was later confirmed by Pawtucket police, who said the driver was also speeding at the time. The driver was cited for both violations.
Both drivers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.
The business that was hit, Lucky’s Smoke World, sustained minor damage. Police said the city’s building inspector checked out the structure and determined it was safe for the business to open.