A York County corrections officer who was driving a prisoner transport van Tuesday morning was not seriously injured when it was hit by a tractor-trailer truck, but he was charged with driving with a suspended license.

Roger Lanoie, 51, of Shapleigh, had his license suspended for failing to pay a fine from a seatbelt violation and for driving with an expired license, according to Maine State Police. The suspension stems from a traffic stop on Aug. 7, 2013.

The passenger in the van, corrections officer Brian Maddox, 56, was taken by ambulance to Goodall Hospital in Sanford after experiencing back pain, police said.

There were no prisoners in the van.

The van had pulled well off the side of Route 111 at about 8:30 a.m. so Lanoie could make a telephone call, and a passing truck hit it, police said.

Edward Reilly, 49, of Rochester, New Hampshire, the driver of the truck, was charged with failing to maintain control of his vehicle, police said. Reilly told police that he was following the van when an oncoming car crossed into his lane causing him to swerve and the trailer hit the van.

Reilly was driving for Index Packaging Inc. of Milton, New Hampshire, but his trailer was empty.

Lanoie was driven to the hospital to be checked out but did not need to be transported by ambulance.

The crash is being investigated by state police.

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