Police: 5 hospitalized after car hit tree in Massachusetts

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — State police say three adults and two children from Rhode Island were hospitalized after their vehicle crashed into a tree in Fall River over the weekend.

The Herald News reports Trooper Dustin Fitch says the crash happened at the Route 24 South on-ramp by the Tiverton, Rhode Island line shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday.

Fitch says the driver, a 37-year-old Tiverton man, suffered facial cuts and bruises after the tree went through his windshield. His injuries aren’t considered serious.

He says the vehicle’s other occupants, a 7-year-old girl, 13-year-old boy, 21-year-old man and 38-year-old woman, were all from Tiverton and taken to Rhode Island Hospital mostly for observation. No one was identified.

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Information from: The (Fall River, Mass.) Herald News, http://www.heraldnews.com

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