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Multiple people sent to the hospital after crash into construction truck on Route 24



Photos courtesy of Tiverton Fire Department

Multiple people were sent to the hospital after a crash on Route 24 Monday.

According to Tiverton Fire Department, Tiverton Fire and Police responded to Route 24 North for a motor vehicle accident.

Upon arrival crews found a car had struck a construction crash truck.

Route 24 was shut down for a short time will emergency crews handled this incident.

2 patients were transported to an area hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.

A construction crash truck or attenuator truck is a vehicle designed to keeps roadside workers and passing motorists safe from collisions.

The attenuator is designed to be struck from behind and absorb a vehicle impact.

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