One passenger was injured in this two-vehicle collision on Oak Street Thursday. PHOTO BY STEPHEN FAY

Collision injures 1, slows Oak St. traffic

ELLSWORTH — A two-vehicle collision on Oak Street near the intersection with Birch Avenue Thursday at 4 p.m. injured a passenger in one of the vehicles and slowed traffic for half an hour.

The accident involved a Mitsubishi Outlander and a Toyota RAV4. The RAV4 had extensive damage to the front, the Outlander had damage to the rear. Crews from the Ellsworth Fire Department, County Ambulance and the Ellsworth Police Department were at the scene working in the rain to extricate the passenger from the Outlander. After several minutes, the passenger was lifted out on a backboard and placed in a waiting ambulance.

More details will be provided as they become available from the police.

Stephen Fay

Stephen Fay

Managing Editor at The Ellsworth American
Stephen Fay, managing editor of The Ellsworth American since 1996, is a third-generation Californian. Starting out as a news reporter in 1974, he has been an editor since 1976, working in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont before settling in Ellsworth with his wife and two daughters. [email protected]
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