Four Maine State Police Troopers Injured after Car Crashed into Them
Four Maine State Troopers were hit by a vehicle Sunday night on Route 202 in Hollis as they were conducting interviews for a family dispute in a breakdown lane.
Four Troopers Hit and Injured on Route 202
Trooper’s Jake Mowry, David Lemieux, Dakota Stewart and Trooper Recruit Shane St. Pierre had responded to the scene around 10 pm to investigate a complaint at the intersection of the Hollis Road and Star Lane.
Vehicle Hit Police in Breakdown Lane
Shannon Moss, Public Information Officer, Maine Department of Public Safety said “at approx. 11:12 pm, a vehicle traveling eastbound on Hollis Rd. drove into the breakdown lane and struck all four Troopers.”
24-Year-Old Driver Hit Troopers
The 24-year-old old male driver from Westbrook and a passenger were in the vehicle. Their names were not released. Moss said “it is unknown at this time why the vehicle drove into the breakdown lane.”
Four Troopers Injured and Taken to the Hospital
All four of the Troopers were transported to Maine Medical Center. “Trooper Stewart was treated and released from the hospital with several broken bones in his right foot. Troopers Lemieux, Mowry and Trooper Recruit St. Pierre remain at MMC and are being treated for their serious but non-life threatening injuries,” said Moss.
Crash Under Investigation
The York County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash. The Kennebunk Police Department reconstructed the scene. The investigation was conferred with the York County District Attorney's Office.
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