Motorcyclist killed in Johnston crash


JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The operator of a motorcycle was killed after colliding with two other vehicles on Hartford Avenue (Rt. 6) in Johnston Sunday.

Rhode Island State Police said the crash happened just after 5 p.m.

According to police, a pickup truck was exiting Belfield Drive onto Route 6 when it was struck by the motorcycle in the Westbound lane. The motorcycle then entered the Eastbound lane and was hit by a minivan.

The occupants of the pickup truck and minivan were not injured.

Police have not identified the driver of the motorcycle, pending family notification.

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