Deadly Weekend On Maine Roads With 3 Fatal Accidents [UPDATE]
Three people were killed in separate accidents over the weekend on Maine roads, and have starting identifying the victims.
The first accident happened Friday evening at the intersection of Routes 41 and 108 in Livermore. WABI-TV reports 57-year-old Bertrand Nickerson died on his way to the hospital after making a left turn in front of a pickup moving in the opposite direction. Both vehicles were heavily damaged. The other driver, 56-year-old David Plummer of West Bath, was treated at the scene.
In Bowdoinham, a Richmond man was killed late Friday night when his pickup crashed into trees off Interstate 295. Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland says 76-year-old Gary Hastings lost control of his pickup, which went into the median and struck a tree. Hastings was alone and died at the crash scene. Speed and alcohol do not appear to have been factors in the accident.
And on Sunday, 38-year-old Brandy Lilly-Bizier of Winslow was killed in a motorcycle accident in Embden. WABI-TV reports the accident happened just before 6 p.m. on the Kennebec River Road. Lilly-Bizier was on the back of a motorcycle driven by 51-year-old Robert Searles of Winslow. He told police that he lost control of the motorcycle on a corner and, when Lilly-Bizier shifted her weight, the bike rolled over.She was ejected from the motorcycle.
We'll update these stories as more details become available.