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Two-car crash sends several to hospital

Oct 18, 2019
Photo by: Carolyn Zachary This MINI Cooper sedan shows extensive front-end damage following a collision Oct. 17, about 3:15 p.m., at the intersection of routes 131 and 137 in Waldo.

Waldo — A crash yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Routes 131 and 137 sent occupants of the two vehicles involved to the hospital. None appeared to have life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The Waldo County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the collision, which occurred at about 3:15 p.m. Oct. 17.

A two-door Mini Cooper sedan, driven by Denise Blanchette, 56, of Searsport, was heading south on Route 131, Deputy Daniel Perez said today, when it collided with a Honda Pilot.

Christine Murdock, 38, of Montville was driving Honda along with three children passengers, ages 7, 10 and 11. Airbags deployed in the Pilot, which left the roadway and came to rest in a log yard just east of the intersection.

Belfast Ambulance and Waldo Fire Department assisted at the scene.

The Sheriff's Office said no charges were filed.

A Honda Pilot, with deployed airbags and missing a rear wheel (barely visible by the open rear door), rests at the edge of a log yard at the southeast corner of routes 131 and 137 in Waldo the afternoon of Oct. 17. (Photo by: Carolyn Zachary)
Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Perez at the scene of a crash the afternoon of Oct. 17 at the intersection of routes 131 and 137 in Waldo. (Photo by: Carolyn Zachary)
(Photo by: Carolyn Zachary)
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Comments (1)
Posted by: from the kitchen | Oct 19, 2019 04:57

So apparently some errant driver missed the stop sign?

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