UPDATE: Driver in Carrel St. accident identified

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email


UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Phillip Riggs, 43, of Norwood.

The crash remains under investigation.


Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident.

It happened Thursday evening just after 6 p.m. in the 200 block of Carrel Street.

Police say the driver of a Ford pick up truck was traveling west on Airport Road and crossed over Carrel Street, drove over a curb and struck a concrete wall.

The driver was transported to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The victim's name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.