Athens Car Accident Sends 3 to Hospital

Updated 2 years ago

A rollover in Athens sent three people to the hospital Thursday afternoon.Authorities at the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office said three males were traveling on Joaquin Road in a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer when the driver of the car lost control at a curve, causing the car to roll twice.The driver and one passenger were taken to a nearby hospital, while the second passenger had to be LifeFlighted to Eastern Maine Medical Center for head trauma and a torso wound.Their names have not yet been released.Officials said it appeared speed and driver inexperience played a factor in the accident.


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