Friday, 07 June 2019 17:49

UPDATE: Man hospitalized after crash on Route 1A

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DEDHAM (UPDATE) - A 38-year-old Bucksport man was taken to the hospital after an accident along Route 1A in Dedham Friday afternoon.

The call came in around 4:00 p.m. for an accident at the intersection of Route 1A and Stooker Mountain Drive.

Authorities at the Hancock County Sheriff's Department tell ABC 7 & FOX 22 that William Bryant was going north on 1A, when he failed to follow a turn.

Bryant's car ended up going off the road and into a ditch before landing on its roof.

According to police, he was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

His car was the only one involved in the crash.

Bryant told police he was fatigued and fell asleep at the wheel.

Authorities believe speed was also a factor.