Thursday, May 25, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: South Thomaston's St George Rd. (131) Closed Due To Fatal Accident

Update 5:05am: Knox County Sheriff's Office releases name of those involved. Knox County Sheriff’s Office investigated a single vehicle crash involving three people.  One passenger, Zachary Elwell, 21, of St. George was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Kelsey Campbell, 19, of South Thomaston and another passenger, Austin Jurkowski, 19 of St. George were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Update 9:33pm According to Knox County Sheriff's Office, Knox County Sheriff’s Office is on scene investigating a single vehicle crash involving three people.  One person was pronounced dead at the scene, the two others were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.  

The crash occurred on Rt. 131 in South Thomaston near Alder Lane.

Witnesses stated that the car was travelling at a high rate of speed and had just passed a vehicle before losing control and going off the road striking many trees and rolling over multiple times.  The deceased person was ejected from the vehicle.  It is also believed that alcohol will be a contributing factor.  Names are being withheld at this time until family members have been notified.

South Thomaston Fire and Ambulance and St. George Fire Dept, Thomaston Fire assisted at the scene as well as Knox County Regional Communications Dispatchers helping coordination of all involved.

I will get more information out as soon as possible.
 South Thomaston, Maine - Knox County Sheriff's Office, South Thomaston Fire and St. George Ambulance on scene of a fatal roll over accident around 734 St. George Rd (131) in South Thomaston, Maine on May 25th, 2017.

Thomaston Fire Department has been called for traffic control.

Traffic being re-routed across Westbrook Street and Kinney Woods Rd.

More details to come.

1 comment:

  1. Prayers for those involved and their families! I hope the two who were transported to the hospital are not seriously injured. So sad that someone had to die!!