Two women are in serious condition and a young boy is in critical condition after an accident this morning on South Street in Gorham.

Debra Martinson, 45, of Standish was seriously injured after the car she was driving veered off the road and went into a ditch. The accident occurred around 10:20 a.m. near the intersection of Mclellan Road and South Street.

Gorham police Sgt. Dan Young said Martinson sustained internal injuries in the accident. Colleen Boucher, a passenger, received a head injury and has internal injuries. The women  were transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland and are listed in serious condition.

Boucher’s  8-year-old son sustained a serious laceration in his head and is listed in critical condition at MMC. Boucher’s 2-year-old daughter, who was in her car seat, was not injured.

Young said police are not clear what happened to cause the accident. He said alcohol does not appear to be a factor and the victims were wearing seat belts.

Gorham police are continuing to investigate.

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