REHOBOTH—Two cars sustained “very serious damage” in a four-car accident in Rehoboth Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
At 3:22 p.m. Rehoboth Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Winthrop Street (Route 44) at Williams Street, which was reported to police via multiple 911 calls. Of the four vehicles involved in the crash, police said two were seriously damaged, while the other two “sustained moderate damage.”
Police said three people were transported to Rhode Island Hospital as a result of injuries from the crash.
All vehicles were towed from the scene, and Winthrop Street was shut down for more than an hour while crews cleaned up the scene, according to police.
The crash is being investigated by Patrolman Keith Perry.
Earlier in the day, at 10:07 a.m., two people were transported to Rhode Island Hospital as a result of a two-vehicle head-on collision on Bay State Road, police said. One person from each car was “extricated” by Rehoboth Police, Fire and EMTs, according to a statement released by police. The road was closed for about two hours during investigation and cleanup.
That crash is under investigation by Patrolman James Casey with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis Unit.