Caribou man sent to EMMC after motorcycle crash

Posted July 08, 2013, at 5:34 p.m.
Police investigate the cause of an accident at South Main and Vaughn streets in Caribou on Sunday.
Caribou Police Department
Police investigate the cause of an accident at South Main and Vaughn streets in Caribou on Sunday.

CARIBOU, Maine — A Caribou man has been transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with head and chest injuries after being struck by a car while operating a three-wheel motorcycle Sunday morning, according to information released by the Caribou Police Department Monday afternoon.

Dale Corbin, 66, was driving his 2011 Can-Am three-wheel motorcycle southbound on Main Street just before 8:30 a.m. Sunday when he was hit by a 2006 Ford Explorer driven by Deborah Nichols, 64, of Cross Lake, according to the release.

The accident occurred at the intersection of South Main and Vaughn streets as Nichols was leaving the Caribou superintendent’s office and driving across Vaughn Street.

Corbin, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, suffered injuries to his head and chest, according to the release. He was transported to Cary Medical Center by members of the Caribou Fire and Ambulance Department and subsequently transferred to EMMC, where his condition was not known.

The accident remains under investigation by Caribou police Officers Jay Trainer and Matthew Cummings with assistance from Maine State Police Trooper Robert Flynn.

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