Small mo-ped hit on Penobscot Bridge

Posted Sept. 01, 2012, at 4:14 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 01, 2012, at 4:47 p.m.

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.

Watch for updates.