ROCKPORT — A head-on collision claimed the lives of two people Saturday afternoon in Rockport.
According to a press release from the Rockport and Camden Police Departments, it happened near the intersection of Commercial Street and Pleasant Street just before 1:30 p.m.
Police say the driver of the vehicle traveling north, 35-year-old Calvin Elwell of Rockland and the rear passenger of the car traveling south, 58-year-old Janet Vera of Northport both died as a result of the crash.
The driver and other passenger of the southbound vehicle were seriously injured and are being treated in area hospitals, according to police.
The release says a cause has not been determined yet, and the accident remains under investigation.
Camden police, Rockport Fire, Northeast Mobile Health and Rockland Fire and EMS assisted the Rockport Police Department on scene.