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Accident Ties Up Interstate Traffic in Howland

Terry Stackhouse

An accident tied up traffic for nearly an hour along the interstate in Howland, Monday afternoon.

State police say 46-year-old Mark Wirta of Bangor rear-ended a tractor trailer driven by 65-year-old Douglas White of Centerville, New Brunswick

Wirta was taken to Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Responders say his car was totaled though.

The driver of the tractor trailer is okay, only minor damage to his rig as well.