Three people were injured in an accident around 8 a.m. in front of Becky’s Diner on Commercial Street in Portland.

Police say a vehicle was traveling westbound on Commercial Street and crossed into the oncoming traffic lane and hit six cars in front of the diner.

Portland Police Lt. Don Krier said the male driver of the vehicle was extracted by the Portland Fire Department. He was transported to Maine Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The male and female passengers were also injured and transported to the hospital.

Krier said the vehicles in front of the diner were empty. Krier said he did not know what caused the accident.
Portland police are investigating.


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