Suspect Faces a Variety of Felony Charges
“PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – The driver accused of striking three pedestrians on Academy Avenue is now facing felony charges.
Ynocecnio Rosario Vargas was arraigned today and charged with several counts including driving a motor vehicle without consent of the owner, driving under the influence (DUI) and driving with a suspended license.
He is accused of striking another vehicle and three people who were standing on the sidewalk. . The victims were identified as Harold Cruz, 33, Sherri Rivera, 34, and Rivera’s 11-year-old child. The victims were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the second vehicle was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
He is due back in court in early January.”
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