Motorcyclist Survives Being Run Over in Falmouth

Updated 1 year ago

Police say a 42-year-old Topsham man is expected survive despite suffering a broken pelvis after falling off his motorcycle and getting run over by an SUV on Interstate 295 in Falmouth. Police say Adam Towers passed the SUV in the southbound lanes late Monday morning and was moving back into the travel lane when he lost control. State Trooper Douglas Cropper tells The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/117qqRx ) that Towers fell off his motorcycle and was run over by the vehicle he had just passed. He was not wearing a helmet. Cropper credited the woman driving the SUV for swerving and avoiding a direct hit on Towers. She was not charged. Towers was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland with skin abrasions in addition to the broken pelvis.


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