CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Cranston police took one person into custody Saturday for suspicion of driving while under the influence after he allegedly crashed a car into a tree on Garfield Avenue.
Police said the crash caused the car to catch fire, but everyone made it out of the vehicle safely. Cranston firefighters responded and put out the fire.
The driver had no visible injuries and refused medical transport, according to police.
Police said a tree and a light pole had to be taken down due to the crash.