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Update: Motor Vehicle Accident Injures Three In Coventry

Police have released the ages of the three victims and the identity of the driver.

An automobile accident left three injured in Coventry on Monday morning.

At 9:39 a.m., a black GMC Sierra pickup truck struck a tree and a stone wall in the area of 1385 Plainfield Pike while heading west toward the Connecticut border. The driver, Jason Zifchock, 31 of Gibson Hill Road, Sterling, CT was extracted from the vehicle with the Jaws of Life then airlifted to Rhode Island Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The two passengers, 15-year-old and 16-year old girls were taken by ambulance to Hasbro Children's Hospital, one with serious injuries. 

Crews from Western Coventry, Central Coventry and West Greenwich fire districts responded to the scene.

Police say the the accident is still under investigation. 


alicia May 01, 2012 at 03:04 AM
By 930 this morning i had a broken back, i was bleeding internally, and had cracked my forhead open. I hit my head so hard i had gotten a concusion. But that was mostly all because of my own stupidity. i wasnt wearing my shoulder strap to my seatbelt which caused me to break my back, and get all of my innjuries as a matter of fact. I even have a crease thats permenetly in my side from the seatbelt. It didnt cut me outside but it creased me nd cut my spleen open. After 8 days in the h
alicia May 01, 2012 at 03:11 AM
* after 8 days in the hospital and surgery; 8 longs days of no foor, only being able to wet my mouth with a sponge of water, and not showers or baths or anything i was used too, i was able to go home nd enjoy what i could of my summer, which i could hardly leave my house. I had to wear a back brace my whole summer. I dropped 36 lbs. From 138 to 102. And im finally at a healthy weight of 116 after a year later. I realize that i could have lost my life that day nd how many people it would have hurt, so therefore i learned my lesson. Like i said, i dont blame him for it all. I blame myself too. I should have knownn better. Im old enough to make my own decisions as others have stated above. I dont hate him or loook down on it because, you live and learn from your mistakes. *YOLO. You only live once. All i can do is make a comittment to myself to learn from this horrible HORRIBLE day. Finally as of march 5 2012 almost a year later my back is FULLLY healed. Lets just say that on the fourth of july i WILL NOT be leaving my house. I went by where the accident was saturday and there was still skid marks on the street. And i didnt remember being on tht streeet more than 5 houses downn.. and we were pretty far if you ask me. :/ oh well.. RIP JAY.
Lauren Costa May 01, 2012 at 03:37 AM
Glad to hear you're recovering, Alicia!
alicia May 01, 2012 at 03:30 PM
Thanks.
Susan Lyons Stewart January 22, 2013 at 02:00 PM
I miss him every single day... We told his kids he died because of his accident which is true in many ways... Those kids talk about him all the time. They miss him so much...

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