Morning Car Accident in Thomaston 

One person was taken to the hospital after a morning car crash in Thomaston.It happened just after 7:30 a.m. at Rt. 1 and Dexter St.According to officer Mike Blais with the Thomaston police department, Kenneth Elwell, Sr., 66, of St. George was pulling out of a store parking lot onto Rt. 1 when a pick-up driven by Matthew Tyler, 49, of South Thomaston was in the center lane of Rt. 1 trying to make a left turn. The two collided head on.Elwell was driving a Regional School Unit 13 van. No students were with him.He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Tyler was not hurt.The accident is under investigation.