PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a Rhode Island man who streamed himself on Facebook Live speeding and weaving in and out of traffic was seriously injured when he crashed into a garbage truck and a concrete barrier.
State police say 20-year-old Onasi Olio-Rojas, of Pawtucket, lost control Wednesday on U.S. Route 6 in Providence.READ MORE: Man Dies After Being Hit By Truck On Route 6 In Harwich
The video was posted on Olio-Rojas’ Facebook page and shows him driving at speeds exceeding 100 mph and weaving through traffic. Police confirmed its authenticity to WJAR-TV.
Police say Olio-Rojas hit the truck as it got on the highway, then crossed three lanes and hit the barrier.READ MORE: Police Investigate Mattapan Double Shooting
Rescue crews extricated him from the car. The truck driver wasn’t hurt.
Traffic was backed up for at least two hours.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Police are still investigating and might bring charges.