UPDATE: Head-On Collision Snarls Traffic on Mount Hope Bridge
A two-vehicle crash in Bristol Wednesday kept traffic at a standstill on the Mount Hope Bridge.
A two-vehicle crash in Bristol Wednesday evening caused traffic to come to a standstill along the Mount Hope Bridge, with some motorists waiting more than 30 minutes to cross.
The crash occurred at 5:47 p.m. at 659 Bristol Ferry Road, Bristol. Portsmouth Rescue was called to assist at the scene, according to Capt. Michael O'Brien of the Portsmouth Fire Department.
Two vehicles collided, causing front-end damage to at least one of the cars. State Police responded to the scene.
Updated at 10:34 a.m. Friday
The Sakonnet Times reports several people, including children, were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment of injuries following the crash.
Several youth were transported to Hasbro Children's Hospital as a precaution, The Sakonnet Times reports.
A 68-year-old Bristol man was transported to Newport Hospital with minor injuries, while a 26-year-old Warren resident and a 28-year-old man were transported to Rhode Island Hospital.
The extend of their injuries are unknown at this time.