Crash in Blue Hill related to investigation that originated in Waldo County

BLUE HILL — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Maine State Police had Main Street in Blue Hill closed down for over an hour Saturday morning while authorities investigated a crash that concluded an investigation that began in Waldo County.

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane was on the scene but said official word on what had occurred would have to come from Waldo County Sheriff Jeffrey Trafton. Trafton has not yet provided details.

A small sedan had crashed on the narrow lawn of Bar Harbor Bank and Trust. A Waldo County Sheriff’s pickup truck was facing the sedan. The pickup’s driver’s side tire was flat. The sedan’s driver’s side front tires were flat and the rear tire was missing.

Main Street was blocked off to through traffic between Bar Harbor Bank and Trust and the Blue Hill Library. State Police had cordoned off the area surrounding the Blue Hill Town Office with yellow tape.

Blue Hill Fire Department Battalion Chief Denny Robertson and Blue Hill Fire Chief Matt Dennison were stationed at either end.

Main Street was re-opened to traffic around 11:20 a.m.

More details will be posted as they become available.

Jennifer Osborn

Jennifer Osborn

Reporter and columnist at The Ellsworth American
News Reporter Jennifer Osborn covers news and features on the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer Isle-Stonington. She welcomes tips and story ideas. She also writes the Gone Shopping column. Email Jennifer with your suggestions at [email protected] or call 667-2576.

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