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A dragster race car accidentally careened out of control, striking an embankment (foreground) and becoming airborne before landing in the smokehouse of Wing-In-It restaurant. The car's driver, Steven Elmsly, remains hospitalized with unknown injuries.

Dragster crashes into Wing-In-It smokehouse

Dragster crashes into Wing-In-It smokehouse

A local racing enthusiast is at Rhode Island Hospital after he lost control of his dragster race car and crashed it into the smokehouse of Wing-In-It restaurant on Thursday evening. According to witnesses, Steven Elmslie, 51, of Bristol recently purchased a dragster race car and, at around 5:30 p.m., was working on it outside Elmco

The scene in Riverside at the end of the car chase between EPPD officers and an unruly city driver Thursday, Jan. 30.

East Providence driver raises havoc on streets near Riverside Square

EAST PROVIDENCE — A 49-year-old man has been charged by East Providence Police for causing a substantial car accident Thursday morning, Jan. 30, on Pawtucket and Bullocks Point Avenues in the Riverside section of the city. The suspect is identified as Christopher Pari, of Worcester Avenue East Providence. He is being held at EPPD headquarters

A Coast Guard boat similar to this one responded to the crash off Prudence Island on Saturday night.

Barrington boat crashes off Prudence Island, six injured

A boat carrying six people from Barrington and one from East Providence crashed off the coast of Prudence Island on Saturday night, Aug. 31. According to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, a 26-foot power boat registered to Barrington resident William Wall was motoring north in Narragansett Bay when it ran aground just south