EDDINGTON– A car accident in Eddington led to a small altercation this morning, ending in one arrest.
Sgt. Mccue of the Penobscot Sheriff’s Department said five people and three vehicles were involved in the accident, and three people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
After the accident, it appears members of the vehicles were involved in an altercation, and as it escalated, police called for back up. One man was arrested on scene, and police say they’re still investigating the incident.
“A vehicle traveling Westbound on Route 9 was attempting to turn left into the Eddington Store, it was rear ended by another vehicle, and when the collision occurred it pushed the vehicle trying to go into the store into the oncoming lane where it struck another vehicle that was heading Eastbound” said Sgt. McCue.
Traffic was backed up on the Main Road for a half hour. Sgt. Mccue says the accident is most likely due to driver inattention.