‘He’s now in a coma,’ says father of injured scooter driver

The father of a scooter driver involved in a weekend crash with a Providence police cruiser said his son was clinging to life in the hospital Monday night. Mark Gonsalves said his 24-year-old son, Jhamal, arrived at Rhode Island Hospital unconscious Sunday night following the crash and is now in a coma. “He has some bleeding of the brain, some swelling of the brain,” Gonsalves said.