(WABI) – It happened around 5:00 p.m. on the Bald Mountain road.
Police say Robert Noke Jr. of Bangor was heading north. He had just passed another motorist when his vehicle went into the dirt shoulder.
Noke over-corrected, swerving into oncoming traffic, and slamming head-on into a car driven by 48-year old Tamela Nabozny. The collision sent Noke’s car into some trees and rocks.
Noke was listed in critical condition and life flighted to Eastern Maine Medical Center, where he remains.
Nabozny was treated and released from Ellsworth Memorial Hospital.
Officials are investigating the crash.