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Police: Weather, speed to blame for Rt. 10 crash

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CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island State Police are urging drivers to take it easy on the roads as another round of wet and, in some areas, wintry weather moves through the area.

WEATHER ALERT: Rain for most of area, freezing rain/sleet possible in northern RI »

Police said heavy rain was at least partially to blame for an overnight crash on Route 10 North between Park and Reservoir Avenues around 1:30 a.m. Monday.

Speed was also a factor in the crash, according to police.

The driver was taken to the hospital but police said that person’s injuries were not considered serious.

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation also reminds drivers that if your wipers are on, your headlights should be too.

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