DERBY — There was a two vehicle car accident at the intersection of Route 5 and Shattuck Hill Road in Derby on Thursday morning just before 8 a.m.
James Walsh, 46, of Newport, suffered minor damage to the rear bumper and hatchback area of his 2008 Kia Ron. Walsh was rear ended by Dana Spates when he had slowed down to stop at the light at the intersection.
Spates, 53, was driving a 2008 Ford truck. The vehicle had minor damage to the front bumper and plate area as a result of the accident.
There were no injuries, and both drivers were wearing their seat belts.
Spates was issued a ticket for following too closely.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.