Fatal Accident Near Lincoln on I-95

TOWNSHIP T2-R8 - A car accident Sunday morning near Lincoln on I-95 has left five injured and one dead.

Maine State Police say 19-year-old Tyler Anderson, of Van Buren, was having a conversation with a passenger in the vehicle when he accidently hit the rumble strip on the side of the road.

 

Alarmed, officials say Anderson overcorrected the steering wheel, causing the car to roll over several times into the median.

 

Anderson was partially ejected from the vehicle, while another passenger was fully ejected.

 

The Lincoln Fire Department had to use the jaws of life in order to free a passenger from the vehicle.

 

Life flight was called in, however it was too late for Anderson. He died at the scene.

 

The five other passengers are being treated at Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln for non-life threatening injuries.

 

Karina Bolster

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Karina joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX Bangor News team in March of 2013. Raised as part of a military family, she likes to consider Massachusetts as her "home-base". Karina graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where she majored in Communications. From January 2012 to July 2012, Karina was a student reporter for New England Cable News (NECN) and would take part in a live shot every Tuesday for The Morning Show, covering topics from current events to the "Trophy Town" teams.

Karina also has a huge passion for sports. While in college she interned for New England Sports Network (NESN) as a “NESN Daily” intern, as well as the TD Garden, working in the control room for the Bruins and Celtics games. Also as a former college softball player, she loves staying active and looks forward to trying some of the sports the Bangor area has to offer!

Karina Bolster
ABC 7/FOX 22 Bangor
(207) 945-6457 X 3118

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