Monday, October 20, 2014

Personal Injury MV Crash - Litchfield


NEWS RELEASE from the Maine Department of Public Safety
from Spokesman Steve McCausland - 626-3811

State Police say a Litchfield teenager was injured this morning in a one car crash on the Huntington Hill Road in Litchfield. Allison Dumais, 18, was taken by ambulance to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston with minor injuries. Trooper Seth Allen said Dumais lost control of her car, it skidded across the road , overturned on its side and struck a tree. Allen said Dumais was cited for possessing marijuana. The crash took place about 10:15 a.m. and Dumais was alone.
 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Personal Injury MV Crash - Wallagrass


DATE: Wednesday, October 15, 2014


STATE OF MAINE
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
MAINE STATE POLICE
PRESS RELEASE
PREPARED BY: Sgt Chad Fuller  
CONTACT #: 532-5402

CASE #: SP14-092147
TROOPER: Trooper Hafford
TROOP: F

INCIDENT DETAILS
DATE/TIME: October 14, 2014
LOCATION: Rt. 11 - Wallagrass
NATURE: Personal Injury Motor Vehicle Crash

OPERATOR 1: Rene Valcort
AGE: 49
TOWN, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fort Kent
VEHICLE YEAR/MAKE/MODEL: 2008 Ford Pick-up
SPEED INVOLVED (Y/N): N
SEAT BELT/HELMET WORN (Y/N): N

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

Operator was northbound on Rt. 11. Vehicle drifted off the roadway and into a ditch on the east of Rt. 11. Vehicle then struck a culvert head at 1396 Aroostook Road and went airborne, hit a tree and then a utility pole, which also snapped a utility pole on the west side of Rt. 11. Operator was extricated by Fort Kent Jaws of Life. Operator sustained serious injuries and was air lifted to Bangor. Power was out in the area for approximately 2 hours. Investigation is continuing. 


ASSISTING AGENCIES: Fort Kent First Responders
INJURED TRANSPORTED BY: Fort Kent Ambulance / Life Flight
INJURED TRANSPORTED TO: Eastern Maine Medical

Fatal MV Crash - Salem TWP


NEWS RELEASE from the Maine Department of Public Safety
from Spokesman Steve McCausland - 626-3811



State Police say a Farmington man was killed this morning when his car slammed into a tree in Salem Township. Troopers said 48 year old Thomas Poulin died at the scene. The crash took place on Route 142 between Phillips and Kingfield about 6:30 am.
 

Trooper Reid Bond said Poulin’s 2005 Subaru Outback was traveling toward Kingfield when he lost control on a curve and the car struck the tree. Both the Morning Sentinel and the Sun Journal have confirmed that Poulin delivered newspapers for both news organizations. Reid said that Poulin was near the end of his route.


The crash took place near 2334 Salem Road and troopers were assisted at the scene by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.