Thursday, 04 July 2019 23:48

Wardens issue safety warning following several holiday accidents

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STATEWIDE - Game wardens issued a warning Thursday night after responding to several accidents throughout the day.

According to Corporal John MacDonald, three of those incidents involved ATV or UTV crashes with serious injuries. Another involved a boat catching on fire.


The incidents took place across the state, from Burnham to Caribou.


Authorities say many of the people involved in the ATV accidents were not wearing helmets.


Wardens are stressing the importance of wearing protective headgear and maintaining safe speeds when on the trails or on the water.

Kayla Fish

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Kayla joined the ABC 7 & FOX 22 news team in May of 2017. She got into journalism because she loves talking with people, and she's incredibly grateful to share the stories of Mainers throughout the region.

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