The Maine State Police said a 27-year-old male pedestrian was seriously injured Friday after a truck hit him on I-95 in Waterville.

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on I-95

“The pedestrian was lying in front of his white 2020 Hino dump truck that was stopped in the breakdown lane” when Troopers arrived at the scene around 1:39 pm, said Shannon Moss, Public Information Officer, Maine Department of Public Safety.

Injured Male Flown by LifeFlight to Hospital

The injured man from Scarborough was taken by LifeFlight to a hospital in Bangor. His name was not released.

Box Truck Hit the Pedestrian

Moss said “the driver of a yellow 2023 GMC box truck, a 33-year-old male from Hampden, was traveling southbound on the Interstate when he struck the 27-year-old male.” The driver’s name was not released.

Ongoing Investigation

Police are investigating to determine “why the injured man was in the breakdown lane and what caused the driver of the box truck to hit him,” said Moss.

Contact Police with Information

If you have any information about this incident, call the Maine State Police and speak to Trooper Randy Hall at (207) 624-7076 ext 9.

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