Unlicensed Driver Causes Accident 

The Androscoggin county sheriff’s department says speed and the driver inexperience both played roles in yesterdays crash in Greene. The crash sent five teens to the hospital.

The vehicle was driven by a sixteen year old girl who had a learner’s permit but no driver’s license. The passengers were all between the ages of 16 and 18.

Deputy Tim Kachnovich says that passenger Shane Luce (18) of Greene suffered a broken back. The other passengers were treated and released.

Chargers against the driver are pending.