Police seek witnesses to East Bay crash

Power lines hang low over the Wampanoag Trail on the Barrington East Providence line Tuesday morning after two cars (one is at right behind rescue truck) crashed into a pole, pulling down wires. Police said the two drivers were rushed to hospitals. Photo by Steve Klamkin WPRO News


Crews begin to replace a utility pole and wires brought down by a crash on Route 114 on the Barrington East Proivdence line. Photo by Steve Klamkin WPRO News


Barrington Police issued an appeal to anyone who may have witnessed a two-car crash near the East Providence line on Route 114, the Wampanoag Trail, which caused hours-long traffic delays and detours and reportedly left two drivers with serious injuries.

The crash occurred in the southbound lanes at about 8:25 A.M., and a preliminary report from the scene indicated that one car rear-ended another, which was sent into a utility pole, bringing down wires and another utility pole across the highway.

The drivers and their conditions were not immediately known.

Police asked anyone who witnessed the accident to call a confidential tip line 401-437-3933.