August 3, 2013

Route 25 collision seriously injures Steep Falls woman

A section of Route 25 in Standish near the Gorham town line was closed for several hours Friday morning.

By David Hench dhench@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

STANDISH — A Steep Falls woman is at Maine Medical Center with serious injuries following a crash on Route 25 in Standish Friday morning.

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This photo released by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office shows one of the vehicles involved in the collision on Route 25 in Standish on Friday.

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This photo released by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office shows one of the vehicles involved in the collision on Route 25 in Standish on Friday.

The crash occurred near the Gorham town line at 6:13 a.m.

A Nissan Rogue was headed west when it crossed the center line and hit an eastbound Ford Ranger, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said.

The Nissan then collided head-on with a Cherovlet Cobalt driven by Jennifer Cote. Cote was taken to Maine Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the Nissan, Allison O'Donnell, of Beverly, Mass., was taken to Maine Med with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash, including why O'Donnell crossed the center line, remains under investigation. No charges have been filed yet.

Route 25 was closed for several hours.

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