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Small mo-ped hit on Penobscot Bridge

Nok-Noi Ricker | BDN
Nok-Noi Ricker | BDN
Bangor police Officer Tim Shaw walks by a small mo-ped that was hit on the Penobscot Bridge on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, just after Bangor Fire Department firefighter-paramedics Jeff Sennett (left), Scott Bolduc and acting Lt. Eric Pelletier finished loading the driver into a waiting ambulance.
By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff

BANGOR, Maine — A small motorized scooter was hit on the Penobscot Bridge Saturday afternoon and the mo-ped’s driver was taken from the scene to a local hospital.

The collision occurred at about 1:45 p.m. and closed the bridge for a short amount of time as firefighters and paramedics tended to the injured person and police officers conducted interviews with witnesses.

The bridge reopened to traffic within 20 minutes.

The name and condition of the driver were not available.

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