Wednesday, June 6, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: Warren Fire, EMS, Sheriff's Office Responds To Rt. 1 2-Vehicle Accident, Road Shut Down

8:51am Thursday Morning Update: According to Knox County Sheriff's Office, Just prior to 8 o’clock last night, Knox County Regional Communications Center received a call about a vehicle being operated erratically, travelling south on Rt. from Thomaston.  Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies were responding to the call when shortly after, a call came in regarding a head-on crash in Warren just prior to the south entrance of Sterling Road.  At that time it was believed the crash involved the vehicle concerning the complaint.  

The crash investigation is on-going at this time awaiting an appropriate time to talk to the driver’s who were both seriously injured and life-flighted to a hospital in Portland.  

At this time we know that a 2007 GMC truck, operated by Wyatt Weaver, 33, of Thomaston lost control of his vehicle travelling south and crossed over the center line, striking a 2012 Volkswagen, travelling north being operated by Brianna Widdecombe, 21, of Cushing.  Weaver’s vehicle was braking and sideways as it struck Widdecombe’s vehicle head-on with its passenger side.  Weaver and Widdecombe were both life-flighted with serious injuries.  A passenger, Caleb Bixby, 22, of Cushing was transported to Miles Memorial Hospital with complaints of pain, not known at this time.  

Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.  It is believed speed and possibly alcohol are factors of the crash.  
Photos courtesy of Knox County Sheriff's Office

Warren Fire and Rescue, Waldoboro Ambulance, Life-Flight of Maine and Knox County Regional Communications Center assisted with the scene.  Deputy District Attorney Jeff Baroody was also called to the scene due to the seriousness of the crash and potential criminal charges.  A reconstruction of the crash by Deputy Paul Spear of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office will be conducted.
8:34pm Update: Waldoboro ambulance transported one to Pen Bay emergency status. Life flight will transport one from Miles after being transported by Warren.
BREAKING NEWS: Warren, Maine - Warren Fire, EMS and Knox County Sheriff's Office responds to Rt. 1 2-vehicle accident by Lie-Nielson on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 in Warren, Maine.

Waldoboro ambulance en-route, road shutdown.

Life flight requested, unknown extent of injuries.

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