Police ID motorists from crash on Escape Bridge

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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