An accident occurred on Route 172 in Hancock Monday morning.

Icy conditions contribute to Hancock crash

HANCOCK — Two cars collided head-on due to ice-covered road conditions on Route 182 in Hancock Monday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported.

County Ambulance took both motorists and their passengers to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital for treatment of various complaints from wrist and shoulder injuries, minor cuts and head, neck and leg pain.

Deputy Jeff McFarland said a sport utility vehicle was traveling south when its operator lost control on the slippery road, slid across the centerline and struck a northbound pickup truck.

Allison Leavitt, 17, of Hancock was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer, which struck a 2003 Chevrolet truck, operated by Fred B. Johnson III, 40, of Hancock, McFarland said.

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