Friday, April 5, 2013
The caller said it was because state police failed to bring criminal charges against the driver who rear-ended Sully Sanchez in EG last fall, killing her and her unborn baby.
Rhode Island State Police Col. Steven O'Donnell has issued a request asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who called the Warren Police Department and threatened state officers. According to O'Donnell, the caller contacted the Warrent department on Feb. 8, the day after Benjamin Servideo, 24, of Newport, pleaded guilty to two traffic violations stemming from a fatal car accident in East Greenwich. Rhode Island Atty. Gen. Peter Kilmartin and the state police declined to file criminal charges against Servideo in the accident, which killed Sullynette Sanchez, 23, of Providence. At the time, Sanchez was eight months pregnant. Doctors delivered the baby, but he died two weeks later. "State Police officers will be assassinated …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Benjamin Servideo must also complete 100 hours of community service for the accident in September that caused deaths of Sullynette Sanchez, her baby.
Benjamin Servideo, 24, of Newport, loses his license for 8 months and must perform 100 hours of community service for the fatal accident on Route 4 in East Greenwich Sept. 29, 2012, the Providence Journal reported Tuesday. He must also pay a fine and attend a driver retraining program. The accident caused the deaths of both Sullynette Sanchez and her baby, delivered after Sanchez had died from her injuries. The sentence was handed down Tuesday by state Traffic Tribunal Chief Magistrate William R. Guglietta in Cranston. Servideo pleaded guilty to two traffic violations Feb. 7, after state police found no evidence to bring criminal charges. Servideo was not seen to have been driving erractically, he was not found to have been under the …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
State police say there was no evidence of reckless conduct on Sept. 28 when Benjamin Servideo's car rear-ended Sullynette Sanchez's car, killing her and the baby she was carrying.
The driver in a fatal crash on Route 4 in East Greenwich on Sept. 29, 2012, pleaded guilty to two traffic violations Thursday morning at the R.I. Traffic Tribunal in Cranston. Benjamin Servideo, 24, of Newport, will be sentenced on Feb. 26 for failing to respond to conditions requiring reduced speed and failing to maintain control of his car. A third violation, failing to maintain adequate space between vehicles, was dropped. Servideo's car rear-ended the car driven by Sullynette Sanchez, 23, of Providence, who was 8 months pregnant. Sanchez died on the way to the hospital. Her baby, a boy, was born afterwards but only lived for two weeks. Asst. Attorney General Stephen Regine said the state police found no evidence to bring criminal …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Sullynette Sanchez's fiance – father of Sully's baby, who was delivered after the accident then died a few days later – is asking why.
This story was updated at 6:30 p.m. The driver in the fatal Route 4 crash last September that killed Sullynette Sanchez, 23, will not face criminal charges, according to the lawyer for Sanchez's fiance. Sanchez was 8 months pregnant at the time of the accident; the baby was delivered by C-section, but died two weeks later. "He’s been given traffic tickets, basically," said Joseph Ballirano, lawyer for Stephen Bustamante, Sanchez's fiance, and Sanchez's parents. Ballirano said the driver, Benjamin Servideo, 24, of Newport, was cited for conditions requiring reduced speed, failing to maintain control of his car, and not keeping the proper amount of space between vehicles. "The police believe the motorist was going 58 [mph] at the time of …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The baby born prematurely after the crash that ended up killing his mother, Sully Sanchez, was two weeks old.
The family of Sullynette Sanchez, the 23-year-old pregnant woman who was killed in a fatal accident on Route 4 two weeks ago, told NBC 10 on Tuesday the baby who was born after the crash has died. Two-week-old Daryel Sanchez died Tuesday morning at Women and Infants Hospital, family members said. He was born by C-section at Kent Hospital after the Sept. 28 three-car crash that took his mother's life, then transferred to the intensive care unit at Women and Infants Hospital. Sully Sanchez was driving on Route 4 in East Greenwich near Frenchtown Road when her SUV was rear-ended. In turn, her car rear-ended a third car. The driver accused of hitting Sanchez has not been criminally charged or identified. Neither he nor the driver of the …
Monday, October 8, 2012
The man and woman who performed CPR on the pregnant Sullynette Sanchez are Peter Bellone of New Jersey and his daughter Amanda Bellone.
Rhode Island State Police are looking for a pair of good Samaritans who gave CPR to 23-year-old Sullynette Sanchez on Friday, Sept. 28, after an accident on Route 4 in East Greenwich. Sanchez later died at Kent Hospital. She had been 7 months pregnant at the time of the accident. Her baby – a boy – was delivered at Kent Hospital and transferred to the intensive care unit at Women and Infants. According to social media reports, he is stable. “If they were there that quick, before first responders,” said State Police Captain Frank Castellone according to a story on WPRI.com. “We would be interested in interviewing them to see if they witnessed anything prior to witnessing the crash." Castellone told WPRI a third eyewitness told State Police…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Sanchez died Friday after a car accident on Route 4, but her baby boy survived.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Sullynette "Sully" Sanchez, 23, died Friday, Sept. 28, from injuries received in a three-car accident on Route 4 in East Greenwich. She leaves behind the love of her life Steven J. Bustamante and their newborn son Daryel. Born in Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of Ramonita Cortes of Providence and the late Ferdinand Sanchez. Sully graduated from Cooley Health and Science Technical Academy in Providence in 2007. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rhode Island in 2011 and had been working in the URI Admissions office. Sully is also survived by a sister, Suzette Sanchez; two nieces, Soriah and Angelina, and many other dear relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Keefe…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The investigation continues into the crash on Route 4 in East Greenwich resulting in the death in Sanchez and the birth of her baby boy Friday.
Three days after Sullynette Sanchez was rear-ended in a Route 4 accident that ended her life and prompted the emergency delivery of her baby, there is little new information on the actual crash, but at least three fundraisers have already been established to benefit the baby, the baby's father, and to help cover funeral costs for Sanchez. The three-car accident took place around 4 p.m. Friday on Route 4 in East Greenwich. According to State Police on Monday, the accident was triggered by a 2011 Ford Edge that rear-ended the car driven by Sanchez (a 2006 Rav 4). Sanchez's car then proceeded to rear-end a third car, a 2000 Chevy van. "We believe that he may have been distracted," said State Police Capt. Frank Castellone about the driver of …
Monday, October 1, 2012
State Police tell the Providence Journal one of the drivers may have been reaching for something on the floor at the time of the accident.
The accident on Route 4 in East Greenwich Friday afternoon that resulted in the death of 23-year-old Sullynette Sanchez and the premature birth of her baby may have been caused by a driver who was distracted, State Police said Sunday. According to a story in the Providence Journal, one of the drivers in the three-car accident may have been distracted by a wallet that had fallen to the floor before he rear-ended Sanchez's car. State Police Lt. Douglas Newberg said that the driver, who had not yet made a formal statement to police, mentioned that to paramedics. His vehicle crashed into a car driven by Sanchez, who had slowed or come to a stop on Route 4 north just south of the Frenchtown Road overpass (Route 403) at around 4 p.m. Friday. …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
The baby, who's mother Sullynette Sanchez died after a car accident on Route 4 Friday, is in intensive care at Women & Infants.
The baby born after its mother was involved in a three-car accident on Route 4 Friday is in intensive care at Women & Infants, according to a statement from URI. Sullynette Sanchez, who worked at URI, was pronounced dead at Kent Hospital Friday. The crash, which took place around 4 p.m. Friday just south of the Frenchtown Road (Route 403) overpass, is still under investigation by the R.I. State Police. According to the statement from URI, Sanchez, known as Sully, graduated from URI in 2011 and worked in the unversity's admissions office. "We are deeply saddened by the loss," the statement said.