Police Say Driver In Winterport Accident Had Been Drinking

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 years ago

State police say a driver involved in a crash on Wednesday night in Winterport had been drinking. According to police, 20-year-old Patrick Saunders of Winterport didn’t stop at the intersection of Route 1A when he came off Cove Road. His jeep collided with a pickup. Saunders and the driver of the truck were taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center with what we’re told are non life-threatening injuries. Police are waiting for blood alcohol results to determine what charges Saunders will face.


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