Police ID motorists from crash on Escape Bridge

Portsmouth police released the names of the motorists involved in the vehicle crash on Escape Bridge on Feb. 5. Photo courtesy of the Portsmouth Police Department.

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Portsmouth police released the names of the motorists involved in the vehicle crash on Escape Bridge on Feb. 5. 

Portsmouth firefighters responded to a motor vehicle crash with heavy front-end damage on the morning of Feb. 5 on the Escape Bridge, which is located along Point Road. 

At least one vehicle sustained heavy front-end damage from the crash. 

According to police Wednesday, the two operators involved in the crash were 25-year-old Tony Joe Medeiros of Fall River, Mass., and 61-year-old Michael L. Cantor of Holden, Mass. 

Cantor sustained serious injuries and was air-lifted to a nearby hospital. His medical status is unknown at this time, according to police. 

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