Montville man facing charges after Rhode Island crash

WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man is facing charges after his car crashed, injuring two passengers.

Westerly police tell WPRI-TV the crash happened at about 8:40 p.m. Friday on Route 78 near the Connecticut state line.

Witnesses said the car was speeding when it went out of control and overturned. Police said a 22-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man were ejected. They were flown to Rhode Island Hospital. Police said Saturday they didn’t have information on their conditions.

The driver, 32 year-old Leonidas Kontogouris, of Montville, wasn’t hurt. Police said he faces charges including driving while intoxicated resulting in bodily injury, driving on a suspended or revoked license, refusal to submit to a chemical test, carrying a pistol without a permit and carrying a weapon while intoxicated. It’s not known if he has an attorney.

Information from: WPRI-TV,

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