Western Maine Accident 

24-year old Robert Gardner of Rangely is in critical condition after an accident on Route four in Sandy River Plantation.

Gardner was traveling with Patricia Kemp, also of Rangely, when he lost control of his pickup and hit a rock ledge.

He was ejected from the vehicle, and was struck by another car. Both Gardner and Kemp had to be hospitalized.

Police say excessive speed and alcohol contributed to the crash.