Wrong Way Fatal Crash

Updated 3 years ago

A man driving the wrong way on Interstate 295 in Freeport has died in a head-on crash.State police say 78-year-old Daniel Cressey Sr. of Gorham was driving north in the southbound lanes at about 7 p.m. on Thursday when he collided with another vehicle.Cressey was killed instantly.The operator of the other vehicle, 58-year-old Mary Warner of Holden, was taken to a hospital with multiple injuries which are not considered life threatening.The accident remains under investigation and state police are trying to figure out where the victim got on the highway.Police think Cressey entered the highway at the Mallett Drive exit and drove the wrong way for about two miles, narrowly avoiding collisions with several other vehicles before the crash.


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