First responders responded to Ocean Avenue this morning for a moto vehicle accident.

A Lifestar helicopter was called to the scene.

The cause of the accident and the extent of injuries are unknown at this time.

Update: Newport police say around 7:40 am they responded to a single car crash on Ocean Ave. Police tell me the sole occupant, a 25-yr-old man, was pulled from the car & flown to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment. The road is back open.

MORE:— Kayla Fish (@KaylaFishTV) November 24, 2021

25-year-old man flown to Rhode Island Hospital after car goes off 200-block of Ocean Ave. in Newport this morning

Driver rolled car over onto rocks in water near road

He was the only person in the car; no word on his injuries, but appear to be serious @ABC6— Darren Botelho (@DarrenBotelho) November 24, 2021

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WPRI – Crews respond to crash in Newport; Ocean Avenue closed off

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