Update - July 16, 3:24 p.m.: According to Coventry Police Lt. John Shields, the driver, Michael Jamroz, 32 of Gibson Hill Rd., in Sterling, CT is still in the hospital but is recovering and spoke to Lt. Shields himself on the phone on Monday afternoon.
Update - July 16, 6:27 a.m.: According to police the victim, a 32 year-old man from Sterling, Connecticut, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and that speed was a factor.
He was treated at Rhode Island Hospital for serious but not life-threatening injuries. His name is still being withheld pending notification of his family.
July 15 - 2:37 a.m.: Shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday, Coventry police and fire crews responded to the scene of a one-vehicle accident on Harkney Hill Rd., directly after Three M Rd. heading towards West Greenwich.
According to a nearby resident, the pickup truck appears to have initially struck a telephone pole followed by a tree on the right side of the road. No other vehicles were involved.
Several fire apparatus were dispatched to the scene and the Jaws of Life and cutters were utilized to remove the patient at approximately 2:40 a.m.
According to scanner feeds, a Life Star transport helicopter arrived at 2:47 a.m. at a landing zone set up at the Fish Hill soccer fields where it met fire and rescue officials with the victim who was then transported to Rhode Island Hospital.
The identification and condition of the victim have yet to be released and the cause of the crash is still under investigation. Check back with Coventry Patch for more information as it becomes available.