Jaws of Life Used in Single Vehicle Accident

ALTON - Early afternoon snowfall sent one man to the hospital after losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree.
At around 3 o'clock this afternoon, a witness to the single-vehicle accident said the driver of the GMC pick up truck was travelling too fast for the conditions.  After passing them, the truck slid off the Hudson road in Alton and struck a tree.  Jaws of Life were used to extract the driver from the truck.
The name and age of the driver have not yet been released.  The driver was transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center.  His condition is unknown at this time.
Erin Thomas


Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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