5 teens hurt when vehicle crashes into wall

August 20, 2018

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — Authorities say five Rhode Island high school students were injured when their vehicle crashed into a stone wall.

All five teens were brought to Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence following the crash in Portsmouth reported just after 9 p.m. Saturday.

Portsmouth Fire Capt. Howard Tighe says the vehicle was driven by a 17-year-old girl and the passengers were all age 17 or younger. Tighe says none of the injuries was life threatening. Three had moderate-to-major injuries and two had minor-to-moderate injuries.

Two teenagers were released on Sunday and three remained hospitalized as of noon Sunday.

No names were released and authorities did not say what high school they attended.

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