PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Two people were rushed to the hospital after a crash involving a Providence police cruiser overnight.
Police say Samiya Baez, 21, was driving north on Charles Street around 1 a.m. when she crashed into a Providence police cruiser.
The impact of the crash caused the cruiser to turn and land with its back tires on the sidewalk. Baez’s vehicle ended up more than a hundred feet away in a parking lot.
The male officer and Baez were both transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Baez has been charged with driving under the influence, chemical test refusal, driving to endanger resulting in injury, and no valid license.
The crash remains under investigation.