Central Village Man Loses Control of Bicycle, Falls Off Bridge

This article was published on: 08/1/20 12:22 PM by Mike Minarsky

On Friday July 31, 2020 at approximately 9:05 P.M., members of the Plainfield Police Department, Central Village Fire Department, American Legion Ambulance, and KB Ambulance responded to the area of 16 Water Street in Central Village for an injured bicyclist.

Through investigation, it was determined that the rider of the bicycle, Nathaniel Laskarzewski, age 27 of Central Village, was riding along the railroad tracks in a southbound direction when he attempted to cross over a railroad bridge. While traveling over the bridge, Laskarzewski lost control of his bicycle subsequently falling off of the side of the bridge before landing approximately 30 feet below alongside the Moosup River.

Laskarzewski was transported via Lifestar to Rhode Island Hospital to be treated for suspected serious injuries.

This accident remains under investigation.

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