Truck rolls on Sabattus Avenue in Lewiston

The driver of a white utility truck talks on the cell phone as he waits for an ambulance to arrive at the corner of Genest and Sabattus streets in Lewiston late Wednesday afternoon. The truck collided with one more pickup that was pulling out on to Sabattus Road. Russ Dillingham/Sunlight […]

The driver of a white utility truck talks on the cell phone as he waits for an ambulance to arrive at the corner of Genest and Sabattus streets in Lewiston late Wednesday afternoon. The truck collided with one more pickup that was pulling out on to Sabattus Road. Russ Dillingham/Sunlight Journal

LEWISTON — Two motorists escaped with minor accidents Wednesday afternoon after pickup vans collided on Sabattus Road, sending 1 of them flipping into a property.

The wreck throughout the avenue from Bourque’s Industry was described at 4:20 p.m. and introduced law enforcement, fire and rescue crews from all directions.

According to law enforcement, Kaileb Turcotte, 31, of Auburn was driving on Sabattus Road and turning onto Genest Avenue when his Ford F-150 was T-boned by an additional Ford pickup driven by Alec McBean of Wilton.

Turcotte’s truck flipped following the affect, a witness claimed, and rolled into the front lawn of a three-story condominium dwelling at 641 Sabattus St., sending a resource box, animal cages and ladders sailing out of the truck’s bed. The truck came to relaxation on its facet.

Lewiston firefighters implement absorbent pads to a pickup truck that was included in a crash with a utility truck late Wednesday afternoon at the corner of Genest and Sabattus Streets in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sunlight Journal

As gasoline poured from the underside of the overturned truck, firefighters scrambled to free of charge Turcotte from the overturned truck. He was aware, notify and equipped to wander on his very own once he was out of the truck, a witness stated.

He was afterwards taken by ambulance to Central Maine Healthcare Heart to be examined for slight injuries.

McBean, who experienced been driving a truck owned by Spencer Group Paving of Turner, did not surface very seriously harm, although the front end of his automobile was badly weakened in the wreck.

Police and hearth crews shut down a part of Sabattus Avenue along with at the very least just one nearby facet avenue. Sabattus Road was minimal to a person lane of travel whilst the scene was being cleared and police began their investigation.

A Lewiston firefighter applies absorbent pads to a pickup truck that was associated in a crash with a utility truck late Wednesday afternoon at the corner of Genest and Sabattus streets in Lewiston. There ended up no serious injuries but the motorists ended up equally taken to the hospital. Russ Dillingham/Sunshine Journal

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