Update: Marion crash on I-195 causes fire, sends one to hospital

Dec 9, 2019

MARION — Firefighters transported a single driver to Rhode Island Hospital Trauma Center after a car crash on Interstate 195 at about 3:23 a.m. on Dec. 7. 

The vehicle rolled over into the woods. The engine block had come detached, but the driver was still inside. The engine was also on fire when firefighters arrived on the scene. They extinguished the fire. 

The driver, a 41 year old woman from Uxbridge, was the only occupant of the vehicle. She had serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, according to State Police reports. 

Marion Police Department, Mattapoisett Police and Fire Departments and the Massachusetts State police responded to the incident. 

State Police did not say a cause for the crash, but noted that the woman received a summons for operating under the influence and for a marked lanes violation.