Breaking News Accident On 95 Today: Around one in the morning on Friday, officers from the State Police, Providence Police, Providence Fire and Rescue, Amtrack Police, Department of Environmental Management, and Department of Transportation responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 95 North in Providence, north of the Route 10 overpass.
According to the State Police, a car stuck in the high-speed lane was struck by a tractor-trailer truck, forcing it to turn over and obstruct the two right lanes of traffic. The tractor driver of the trailer was thrown from the vehicle and died as a result of his injuries.
Adrian Morales, a 45-year-old native of Yuma, Arizona, was later identified as the man. The driver of the broken-down car was transported to Rhode Island Hospital by Providence Fire and Rescue with critical but not life-threatening injuries. Route 95 was temporarily blocked so the route could be cleared, and traffic was diverted onto Route 10.