PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police arrested a man for allegedly driving under the influence after a deadly crash early Monday morning.
Police said Jonathan Santiago, 29, of Rockland, Massachusetts, was driving south on Service Road 7 around 1:45 a.m. and struck another vehicle heading west on Broad Street.
The passenger in Santiago’s vehicle, a 37-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
Santiago was taken to the hospital for treatment. He was charged with driving under the influence and driving to endanger resulting in death, along with several traffic violations.
The driver of the second vehicle was not injured, police said.
Santiago is due to be arraigned in court on Tuesday.