Waterford crash causes serious injuries

By Sun Journal,
Posted July 13, 2012, at 5:35 a.m.

WATERFORD, Maine — One child was taken to a hospital by helicopter and others were injured Thursday afternoon when a minivan hit a tree on Ben Hale Road.

Maine State Police were investigating the single-vehicle crash in which one child was said to have suffered a severe head wound.

Early reports were that four children and one adult were riding in the vehicle. LifeFlight helicopter landed at the Waterford fire station on Valley Road, less than 5 miles from the crash scene.

Ben Hale Road is a narrow paved road near Bear Pond, and is roughly a mile from where routes 35 and 37 split off into Sweden Road near the intersection of Mill Hill Road.

State police did not provide further details late Thursday night.

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