June 20, 2018
News Latest News | Poll Questions | Immigration | Lumber Market | RCV Ballots

Driver dies in crash on Maine Turnpike

The Associated Press

BIDDEFORD, Maine — A head-on collision on the Maine Turnpike killed a Massachusetts driver Tuesday.

Maine State Police Trooper David Andreasen said investigators want to know why a northbound van crossed the median and collided with a southbound sport utility vehicle.

The van’s driver was ejected as the vehicle overturned and was killed when it landed on him.

Andreasen said southbound traffic on the turnpike came to a halt for about two hours as police investigated the wreck, which occurred about 10:30 a.m.

He said the van smashed into an SUV driven by Jennifer Farrar, 29, of Charlotte.

She and her four passengers were treated, then released from a local hospital.

Three of her passengers were children under the age of 6.

Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

You may also like