June 24, 2018
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Driver cited after crash that injured two in Warren

By Stephen Betts, BDN Staff

WARREN, Maine — Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon, one seriously, after a pickup truck turned into the path of an oncoming car, according to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

Jacob Hyler, 23, of Union was driving a 2006 GMC truck south on Western Road when he turned left to pull off the road, according to a news release from Chief Deputy Tim Carroll. The vehicle turned in front of a 2012 Hyundai, driven by Dean Olsen, 38, of Warren.

The vehicles collided nearly head-on.

Also in the Hyundai was Shelby Olsen, 39, of Warren.

Hyler was not injured in the crash that occurred about 3 p.m. Shelby Olsen was treated and released at Penobscot Bay Medical Center. Dean Olsen was taken to a hospital in Bangor with multiple injuries and broken bones. Additional information on his condition was not immediately available.

Hyler was issued a summons for failing to yield the right of way, according to the news release.

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Gilbert responded to reconstruct the crash.

First Responders from Warren Fire Department, Warren Ambulance, Union Rescue and Sterling Ambulance were also on scene.

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