Single Vehicle Accident in Orono

Updated 3 years ago

Orono Police and fire responded to a single car accident on Stillwater Avenue Saturday evening.Authorities say a female driver tried to pass another vehicle and once the pass was completed they say she got over in the shoulder of the road and over corrected, which shot her over on the other side of the road.They say she just missed a truck coming in the other direction.Officials say she knocked over a mailbox and went airborne slightly, striking a tree.They say she’s lucky she wasn’t seriously hurt.They say this section of the road is known for accidents.” It’s been known somewhat for people traveling, probably driving a little bit over the speed limit. We do patrol it pretty heavily and try to keep the speeds down.”The crash is still under investigation, but police say speed, weather conditions and driver inexperience are likely contributing factors.


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