Orient Man Critically Burned in Crash

Joy Hollowell

Updated 1 year ago

An Orient man is in critical condition in Boston, after his car crashed Sunday night and then caught fire.State police say 46-year old Micah Bartlett was driving along the Number 9 Road in Orient around 7:30 p.m. when he hit a sharp corner.His car went off the road, struck some trees and caught fire.The first person on the scene told police they saw Bartlett near the roadway, and he was on fire.Bartlett was flown by Life Flight to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor and then transported to Mass General in Massachusetts.We’re told he has burns to approximately 70% of his body.The crash is still under investigation.


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