Pedestrian hit, injured by vehicle in East Providence

East Bay

EAST PROVIDENCE R.I. (WPRI) — An East Providence man was taken to the hospital Thursday evening after he was hit by a vehicle while crossing the road.

According to police, the vehicle was traveling east on Warren Avenue in the area of Lyon Avenue just before 5:30 p.m. when it struck the 62-year-old victim, who was in a crosswalk at the time.

The man was transported to Rhode Island Hospital to be treated for injuries which police said are not considered life-threatening.

The driver stopped to help the victim and is not currently facing charges, according to police.

The incident remains under investigation.

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