Newport, RI Auto Accident, Dec 1943

WOMAN HURT WHEN KNOCKED DOWN BY CAR

Mrs. Mary Holand Treated at Hospital After Accident at Old Fort Road Driveway

Mrs. Mary Holland, 50, of Norman street, was treated in the accident room at the Newport Hospital and discharged after being knocked down by an automobile driven by Frank Hogan as he was backing out of his driveway at 7 Old Fort road, just after 4:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon.

Police said Mrs. Holland was walking along the sidewalk when the car hit her. She was taken to the hospital in the fire department emergency car. Mr. Hogan found she had fainted when he got out of the car.

Newport Mercury And Weekly News, Newport, RI 24 Dec 1943