FALMOUTH — The Maine Warden Service is investigating a snowmobile crash that occurred Sunday morning, Feb. 17, on Highland Lake in Falmouth.

Colin Joyce, 22, of Westbrook, was operating his snowmobile on the lake when he struck a pressure ridge. Joyce and the machine were launched almost 140 feet before landing on the snow and ice, according to a Warden Service press release.

Joyce was transported by ambulance to Maine Medical Center in Portland with injuries that were not life-threatening. The Warden Service, which was being assisted by the Falmouth Police Department, said speed was a likely factor in the crash.

A snowmobile driven by Colin Joyce of Westbrook was severely damaged in an accident on Highland Lake Sunday, Feb. 17.