The officer concerned in a two-vehicle crash in Ellsworth on Sept. 24 made an improper flip earlier than placing the SUV.
Officer Zachary Chandler, 26, was driving the cruiser west on Route 1 in Ellsworth round 12:45 p.m. when he tried to make a U-Flip close to the Twin Hill Highway intersection, based on the Hancock County Sheriff’s Division.
As Chandler turned from the breakdown lane the cruiser struck the passenger facet of a Toyota SUV that was passing it on the left, “inflicting it to roll over a number of occasions earlier than coming to relaxation on its facet in a ditch,” Deputy Kyle Kramer wrote in a synopsis of the crash.
In keeping with the sheriff’s division, the flip was improperly made as a result of it was too near an intersection, and Chandler didn’t activate the cruiser’s lights or siren, the Ellsworth American reported.
The motive force of the Toyota, a 50-year-old lady, and her passenger, 70, each of New Hampshire, suffered minor accidents within the crash and had been taken by ambulance to Northern Gentle Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth.
They had been launched from the hospital on the identical day, based on the Ellsworth newspaper.
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