UPDATE: Mother, Children Hospitalized After Plainfield Pike Crash
All three victims have sustained serious injuries.
Update - (Oct. 15, 2012): A fund-raising website has been set up for the Beaudoin family with updates regarding their conditions. Click this link to visit the page.
Update - (Oct. 10, 2012): Police have identified the driver as Renee Beaudoin, 29, of Coventry.
Oct. 9, 2012: At approximately 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Coventry Police, Western Coventry, Anthony and Foster fire departments responded to the area of Fairbanks Bridge on Plainfield Pike for a one-car motor vehicle accident.
Upon arrival, patrols located the vehicle and its occupants, a mother and her two young children who had sustained serious injuries. The mother was subsequently transported to Rhode Island Hospital and the 16-month-old and four-year-old to Hasbro Children's Hospital.
An initial investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling east on Plainfield Pike when it left the roadway and struck the bridge abutment. The accident remains under investigation.
Check back with Coventry Patch for more information as it becomes available.