Dighton man charged with DUI after seriously injuring four in wrong way highway crash
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Dighton man has been charged in Providence County Superior Court with multiple driving offenses including DUI resulting in serious bodily injury following his arrest by the Rhode Island State Police on May 24, 2022.
On March 13, 2023, the Office of the Attorney General charged Cary Guy (age 30), by way of criminal information, with four counts of DUI resulting in serious bodily injury, four counts of driving to endanger resulting in serious bodily injury, two counts of driving to endanger resulting in physical injury, two counts of drug possession, and one count of reckless driving.
As alleged in the criminal information, on May 24, 2022, at approximately 7:25 p.m., Rhode Island State Police troopers noticed a driver traveling the wrong way on Route 195 East approaching the City of East Providence. At approximately 7:33 p.m., East Providence and Rehoboth Police Departments notified the Rhode Island State Police that the defendant crashed into oncoming traffic. He was then transported to Rhode Island Hospital for serious injuries.
It is further alleged in the criminal information that while at the hospital, law enforcement officials attempted a field sobriety test and requested the defendant submit to a chemical blood test, to which he declined. Rescue personnel transported five victims to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries sustained during the crash, and a sixth was transported to Charlton Memorial Hospital.
The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on May 11, 2023, in Providence County Superior Court.