65-Year-Old Smithfield Resident Dies in Fatal Crash on Interstate 295, Reports RI State Police
Friday, January 18, 2019
The driver is identified as John Jenkins, age 65, of 22 Ernest St., Smithfield and he was driving south on Interstate 295 when his car went off the road south of Exit 20 in Cumberland.
According to the State Police, the car went into the median, striking several trees.
Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the sole occupant in the car. It is unknown whether he was wearing a seatbelt.
Troopers from the Scituate Barracks and the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating the cause of the crash.
- RI State Police Arrest Man With 69 Pounds of Marijuana Worth $140K
- Rhode Island State Police Identifies Victims of Two Traffic Fatalities
- Auto Dealer Charged By State Police
- State Police Arrest Candidates for AG & Governor on Drug Charges & Delinquency of a Minor
- RI State Police Offer Halloween Safety Tips
- RI State Police to Increase Patrols & Enforcement Over Labor Day Weekend
- RI State Police Arrest 50 People Over Memorial Day Weekend
- RI State Police Report Nearly 800 Commercial Vehicle & Driver Violations During Roadcheck
- RI State Police Charge Woman with DUI 3 Times Legal Limit with Five Children in Car at Lincoln Woods
- RI State Police to Collect School Supplies for Kids, Cops & Classrooms Campaign
- One Dead and Two Injured in Route 10 Crash Report RI State Police
- RI State Police Col. Assumpico to Step Down
- RI State Police Graduate 50 Recruits from 20 Agencies
- Manni Named Head of RI State Police by Raimondo
- RI State Police to Increase Patrols Over New Year’s Holiday
- Former State Police Col. Doherty Praises Manni’s Selection
- State Police Arrest Man with Gun at Twin River
- NEW: RI State Police K-9 Ruby Found Safe After Running Away
- RI State Police Report 35 Crashes During Thursday Night Snowstorm
- RI State Police Arrest 24 on Charges of Food Stamps and Public Assistance Fraud
- 106 Crashes Over Thanksgiving Weekend Says RI State Police
- RI State Police Searching for K-9 Ruby Who Ran Away Near Goddard Park
- RI State Police Arrest 16 People for Driving While Impaired During Holidays