Rhode Island Man Loses Control of His Vehicle While Driving and Streaming on Facebook Live

Man Crashes While Streaming Facebook Live Video Weaving Through Traffic
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Don't text and drive. But maybe you should remember not to drive and Facebook Live.

A Rhode Island man, who streamed himself on Facebook Live driving at 116 mph, weaving in and out of traffic, was critically injured when he crashed into a garbage truck and concrete barrier. 

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Onasi Olio-Rojas, a 20 year old from Pawtucket, lost control of his vehicle on Wednesday on U.S. Route 6 in Providence. The video shows Olio-Rojas driving 114 mph and weaving through traffic before reaching his top speed of 116 mph. 

The Facebook Live video stopped right before the car crashed. Police say the 20 year old hit the truck as it got on the highway, then crossed three lanes and tit the barrier. Rescue crews were thankfully able to remove Olio-Rojas from the Honda Civic. Olio-Rojas was in critical condition on Thursday. The truck driver was not harmed.

The incident backed up traffic for at least two hours. Police are still investigating and may bring up charges.