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Rider Critical After Warwick Ave. Motorcycle Crash With Camry

Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive. Police have identified the woman in a single-vehicle fatal Moped crash April 6.
Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive. Police have identified the woman in a single-vehicle fatal Moped crash April 6.
Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive. A motorcycle rider is critical at RIH after a July 3 Warwick Ave. motorcycle crash.

WARWICK, RI — Warwick Police report a motorcycle rider critical at Rhode Island Hospital with a head injury after a Warwick Ave. Motorcycle crash with a Toyota Camry July 3 at 9: 15 p.m.

The motorcycle rider, on a Honda CBR600, a man, suffered serious injuries, including a serious laceration to the head, despite wearing a helmet, according to Warwick Police. He was transported to Rhode Island Hospital by Warwick Fire Rescue. The driver of the silver Toyota Camry, a woman, was also transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries suffered in the crash.

Warwick Police said speed was a factor in the Warwick Ave. motorcycle crash, and that other factors are being investigated as well.

Police report the motorcycle rider was traveling south on Warwick Avenue at a high rate of speed as he approached the intersection of Edgehill Road. The female operator of the silver sedan was traveling northbound on Warwick Avenue and attempting to take a left-hand turn onto Edgehill Rd. as the motorcycle entered the intersection.

Emergency response to and investigation of the crash prompted  Warwick Police to shut down part of Warwick Avenue’s north and south lanes from Church Avenue to Lake Shore Drive.

Warwick Police asked the public to forward any additional information about the crash to Sgt. Aaron Kay of the Warwick Police Department’s Traffic Division. Kay can be reached at 1-401-468-4293 or [email protected]

Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at [email protected] with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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