1 killed, 1 hurt in Johnston crash


JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — One person has died and a second was rushed to the hospital after a dirt bike and a Jeep collided in Johnston, police confirm.

The crash took place around 4 p.m. at the intersection of George Waterman Road and Allendale Avenue. The intersection was shut down for hours as crews worked to clear the scene.

It’s unclear what caused the crash. Witnesses tell Eyewitness News the victim was pinned underneath the car.

The driver of the Jeep was not injured and is cooperating with police.

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