Woman tells police she was chasing Pokemon at time of car crash

Woman tells police she was chasing Pokemon at time of car crash

COVENTRY, R.I. — A woman in Rhode Island told police she was playing Pokemon Go when she drove off the road Tuesday night.

The crash happened around midnight on Washington Street.

Police said the driver told them she was trying looking for a Pokemon at the time of the crash. An investigation also indicates she was speeding.

Content Continues Below

“All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. Please pay attention to the road and help maintain the safety of those around you,” The Coventry Police Department posted on Facebook.

A vehicle was reported off the road on Washington St this morning. While speaking to the operator she stated that she...

Posted by Coventry Police Department, RI on Wednesday, August 31, 2016