3 hospitalized in 5 car crash in South Portland

11:37 PM, Jun 30, 2013   |    comments
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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Three people were taken to the hospital after two crashes involving five vehicles on I-295 in South Portland.
State Police say that shortly after 6 PM a driver switched lanes without checking and bumped another car, sending it careening across three lanes of traffic.
The car bumped into a median near exit 4.
That was the first crash.
Two good Samartians saw the crash and stopped... But they apparently were sticking out into traffic a bit and both cars were hit by another vehicle.
The three people who were taken to the hospital had only minor injuries.
State Police say one driver, the one who switched lanes improperly, is facing charges.


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