Photo Gallery | Two serious accidents, one ejected in one crash

The Lebanon Rescue Department, Maine State Police and Lebanon Fire Department responder to two separate accidents involving serious injuries on Monday, June 17th. 

The first accident occurred on Carl Broggi Highway near West Lebanon Road.  The accident was reported at 12:12pm

Assistant Chief Jason Cole was the first unit on scene and found two vehicles involved, with one vehicle still in the roadway blocking the Eastbound lane.

"When we arrived, we found a Chevrolet Cavalier in the eastbound lane blocking the road.  Bystanders had reported the driver of the car had lost consciousness initially. A dump truck had reportedly slowed to turn into a local sand pit and vehicles behind it slowed but the Cavalier did not see the other vehicles stopped and subsequently rear ended a Chevrolet pick up truck in front of her at full speed. Due to the injuries, an advanced life support technician from Frisbie Hospital was called to the scene to assist.  The patient was transported to Frisbie Hospital with serious but what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries in Lebanon Rescue Two" Assistant Chief Jason Cole added.

The driver of the Chevrolet Cavalier was an 18 year old female from Lebanon.  She was wearing her seatbelt and her airbags deployed. She was alone in her vehicle. Her vehicles was destroyed in the accident and was towed from the scene,

The driver of the Chevrolet truck was a 33 year old male from Lebanon.  He was not injured in the accident. He was wearing his seatbelt.

The accident is under investigation by the Maine State Police

Emergency crews were on scene for about an hour, clearing at 1:18pm.


Accident 2
The second accident was reported at 5:47pm and was located at the intersection of Carl Broggi Highway and Lower Middle Road.

"Fortunately we had rescue crews and several state troopers at another call about a mile away so we arrived on scene about two minutes after the accident was reported. When we arrived, we were told that a female had been ejected from one vehicle and possibly lost consciousness initially. A second female also had serious injuries so an additional advanced life support ambulance from Sanford and Lebanon responded. North Berwick Rescue was also requested to the scene to assist as well as both Lebanon ambulances and command truck responded to the scene." Assistant Chief Jason Cole added.

"It was reported that a Toyota car was traveling westbound on Carl Broggi Highway when it had passed several vehicles. A jeep also traveling westbound had slowed to turn left onto Lower Middle Road when the Toyota went to pass the jeep and they collided. The jeep rolled into the grass area and the driver was ejected. The Toyota came to rest on Carl Broggi Highway in the Eastbound lane." Assistant Chief Jason Cole added.

The driver of the car was wearing her seatbelt and her vehicle airbags deployed. She was transported by Lebanon Ambulance to Goodall Hospital in Sanford with serious injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.  She is 30 from Old Orchard Beach Maine.

The driver of the jeep was a 36 year old female from Sanford, Maine.  It is unknown if she was wearing her seatbelt as she was ejected from her vehicle. She was transported by ambulance also to Goodall Hospital in Sanford with serious injuries that are also believed to be non-life threatening.

Crews were on scene for about one hour, clearing around 640pm. Traffic was closed to one lane as emergency crews worked at the scene.

The accident is under Investigation by the Maine State Police. Both vehicles were heavily damaged and towed from the scene.

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