WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — A woman has been arrested for reportedly driving under the influence and crashing her car into the side of West Warwick home Thursday night, 12 News has learned.
The 56-year-old West Warwick woman was speeding down Providence Street when she lost control and crashed her car into the home, according to police. The car then went airborne and hit a utility pole before landing on its roof.
Police said the impact of the crash sent the car’s engine flying into a yard across the street.
Bystanders claimed the woman was going at least 80 mph prior to the crash.
The woman was brought to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries, according to police. She will eventually be charged with driving under the influence and refusal to submit a chemical test.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.