LEBANON – An accident involving a car and motorcyle on Carl Broggi Highway led to two incidents involving tractor-trailers, tying up several York County roads this afternoon.

The first accident was reported about 1 p.m., when the driver of a Hyundai Elantra coming off Blaisdell Corner Road apparently didn’t see a motorcyclist traveling west on Carl Broggi Highway and the two vehicles collided.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 57-year-old woman from Waterboroa who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to Frisbie Memorial Hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries. It did not appear that she had been wearing a helmet, said Jason Cole, assistant chief of the Lebanon Rescue squad.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 17-year-old girl, and her passenger, a 17-year-old boy, both from Lebanon, were evaluated by rescue personnel but not taken to a hospital.

While rescue crews and police were dealing with the accident, a tractor-trailer going around the car, motorcyle and rescue vehicles got stuck in a ditch, resulting in Carl Broggi Highway being closed and cars routed down Blaidsell Corner Road. A tractor-trailer detoured down that road pulled down low-hanging power, cable and telephone wires, causing that road to be closed and traffic on Route 202 to be stopped for about 15 minutes.

Cole said traffic on Route 202 backed up about 5 miles.

Both roads were reopened around 3 p.m.

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