CARMEL, Maine — A large truck crashed into trees off Irish Road in Carmel on Tuesday morning, sparking a large fire and knocking down a utility pole, according to witnesses.

Carmel resident Jim Thorne said the truck left the road when the driver tried to avoid a collision with another vehicle.

No other information was immediately available.

Maine State Police and area fire departments were still on scene as of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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