East Providence man dies in motorcycle accident

Fatality occurred early morning, April 8, on Route 95 South

Posted 4/9/21

LINCOLN — An East Providence has been identified by Rhode Island State Police as the deceased in a motor vehicle accident on Thursday morning, April 8.

Scott M. Vickers, 56, of city, was …

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East Providence man dies in motorcycle accident

Fatality occurred early morning, April 8, on Route 95 South

Posted

LINCOLN — An East Providence has been identified by Rhode Island State Police as the deceased in a motor vehicle accident on Thursday morning, April 8.

Scott M. Vickers, 56, of the city, was determined to have been traveling in the high speed lane of Route 95 South in the City of Providence. At a point approximately two hundred feet north of the Thurber's Avenue overpass, Mr. Vickers lost control of his vehicle and veered left, consequently striking the jersey barrier located in the center median, was thrown from the vehicle and sustained serious injuries.

Troopers form the Lincoln Woods Barracks, as well as members of the Providence Fire and Rescue, responded to the crash on Route 95 South involving a motorcycle at approximately 6:20 a.m.

Mr. Vickers was transported to Rhode Island Hospital by Providence Rescue and pronounced deceased a short time later.

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