EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — Police say a 61-year-old woman has died in a late night head-on crash in East Greenwich.

The accident was reported at about 10:45 p.m. Sunday.

Responding officers found two vehicles with heavy front-end damage.

Witnesses told police that the victim’s vehicle was driving on the wrong side of the road and they had to swerve to avoid a collision. The Warwick woman was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her name was not immediately released.

The second driver, a 49-year-old North Providence man, was also hospitalized. His condition was not available.

The crash is under investigation.

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.