ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Community Calendar

Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Mah Jongg
12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Quilting Group
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

Hoxie Gallery opening reception
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly

Art Stroll
5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Westerly

40th Annual Tom McCoy Family Fun Run Series
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly

Wildlife Wednesday: The Most Disgusting Fish in the Sea
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Charlestown

... View all of today's events


Stay Connected


ADVERTISEMENT


ATV crash on Canal Street injures one


WESTERLY — A woman suffered injuries when she was thrown from the back of an all-terrain vehicle after it hit a car on Canal Street Wednesday evening.

Alexa R. Degiacomo, 19, was the passenger on an ATV being driven by Robert L. Vocatura, 19, both of Westerly. Degiacomo was not wearing a helmet, according to a police report on the incident. Vocatura told police he was also thrown from the ATV.

Westerly police said they arrived on the scene to find Degiacomo laying on the ground with a Westerly Ambulance Corps member tending to her. She was later transported to Rhode Island Hospital where she was treated and released.

Police report the driver of the car, a 17-year-old from Westerly, said he was coming north on Canal Street when a “train” of three ATVs came around the corner. He said the first one nearly struck his vehicle and the second went over the yellow line and hit his vehicle. The other two operators left the scene, police said.

Police said the three ATV drivers were to be summonsed for operation of unregistered vehicles and laned-roadway violations.

— A.J. Algier

 


Back to Westerly
Top Stories of the Week

O’Loughlin suit set to go to trial in September …
PROVIDENCE — A federal jury will decide whether three Westerly police officers are responsible for the 2011 death of a Mystic man who died about … more ...

Driver charged in accident that injured 2 on Route 78 …
WESTERLY — The driver involved in a car crash that injured two people on Route 78 Friday night has been charged by Westerly police with … more ...

Social media campaign seeks home for ‘Hopkinton Trio’ dogs …
HOPKINTON — Things are looking up for three stray dogs dubbed the “Hopkinton Trio.” The three young, pit bull-type dogs, believed to have been abandoned, … more ...

9 arrested, 22 cited in North Stonington spot check …
NORTH STONINGTON — State troopers arrested nine people and cited 22 others following a concentrated enforcement Saturday along Route 2. Connecticut State Police said the … more ...

Stonington High alumnus Toole plays NBA draft pick for a …
STONINGTON — Stonington High School graduate Connor Toole became an NBA draftee last week, but not exactly. An editor and comedy writer for Elite Daily, … more ...

Comments