Driver hurt but husband and son escape injury in Linneus rollover accident

6 years ago

LINNEUS, Maine — A local woman was hurt when she lost control of her vehicle in slush on the Hodgdon Mills Road and crashed into some trees on Saturday morning. Her husband and child were not injured, according to Maine State Police.

Alicia Dwyer, 35, was driving her 2007 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on Hodgdon Mills Road at 10:56 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle due to slush in the road, according to Trooper Ryan Kilcollins who investigated the accident.

A family of three was involved in a rollover crash in Linneus Saturday morning that caused extensive damage to their 2007 Chevrolet Malibu.
Maine State Police photo

The car crossed the centerline and went into the ditch on the left side of the road, after which it hit a hard snowbank, causing the vehicle to flip over onto its passenger side and into nearby trees, the trooper reported in a press release issued Saturday afternoon.

Dwyer was not wearing her seatbelt and was thrown into the passenger’s side of the vehicle. Members of the Linneus and Houlton fire departments had to extract her from the vehicle. Both her husband and son were in the vehicle but both were wearing their seatbelts.

Houlton Ambulance transported Dwyer to Houlton Regional Hospital, where she was treated for injuries that were not considered life threatening, according to police.