Pregnant Woman And 8-year-old Boy In Critical Condition After Weekend Accident In Fryeburg

by Mower on September 17, 2018

in Front Page News,News,Uncategorized

A 29-year-old pregnant woman from Denmark, Maine and an 8-year-old boy were severly injured in a Saturday morning car accident in Fryeburg. ~ Photo courtesy of Fryeburg Police

FRYEBURG , ME – A pregnant woman and an 8-year-old boy are in critical condition after a serious car accident in Fryeburg Saturday morning. According to Fryeburg Police the 29-year-old Denmark resident was headed west on Route 302 in her Subaru Outback with three children all under 10-years-old in the vehicle at around 9:30 am. a Volvo driven by a 56-year-old Fryeburg resident headed Eastbound entered the westbound lane colliding with the Subaru. 

A 29-year-old pregnant woman from Denmark, Maine and an 8-year-old boy were severly injured in a Saturday morning car accident in Fryeburg. ~ Photo courtesy of Fryeburg Police

 

The 29-year-old and the 8-year-old were in critical condition and were Life flighted to Maine Medical center, where they are being treated for potentially life-threatening injuries. Fryeburg Police Chief Joshua Potvin said Sunday morning there was no change in the victims’ conditions.

A 29-year-old pregnant woman from Denmark, Maine and an 8-year-old boy were severly injured in a Saturday morning car accident in Fryeburg. ~ Photo courtesy of Fryeburg Police

 

The other two children who were in the Subaru, ages three and five, have been treated and released to their family.

The driver of the Volvo was not injured.

Route 302 was closed for all non-emergency personnel for 3.5 hours while Fryeburg Police and a crash reconstruction team investigated the scene.

Police say the exact cause of the accident is under investigation, but they believe distracted driving could be to blame.

Center Conway, Conway and United Ambulance Service all responded to the scene, along with Life Flight of Maine.

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