Crash into granite wall sends driver to hospital in Lebanon

Posted July 11, 2011, at 5:31 a.m.

LEBANON, Maine — A man was transported to Godall Hospital in Sanford on Sunday morning when his vehicle struck a granite wall on the Carl Broggi Highway near Seacoast Granite.

The driver, a 21-year-old male from Massachusetts, was driving his 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse east on the road at when it went off the road for an unknown reason, according to Assistant Rescue Chief Jason Cole. It then struck a granite wall and came to rest facing west.

The accident was reported at about 2:20 a.m.

The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle. According to Lebanon Rescue, he was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash, and airbags were deployed.

The vehicle sustained heavy front damage and was towed from the scene.

Lebanon Rescue Department, York County Sheriffs Department and Lebanon Fire Department responded to the accident. Captain Natasha Kinney established EMS Command at the scene, according to Lebanon Rescue.

The accident was investigated by the York County Sheriff’s Department.

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Copyright (c) 2011, Foster’s Daily Democrat, Dover, N.H.

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