Accident in Ellsworth Sends Person to Hospital 

An accident in Ellsworth Tuesday afternoon sent one person to the hospital.

Just before noon, a car rear ended an SUV.

Both vehicles were heading towards Bangor on Route 1A.

Ellsworth police say the driver of the car was following the SUV too closely and was distracted.

The SUV driver was taken to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth with minor injuries.

He was treated, then released from the hospital.