Maine Marine Patrol Responds to Accident on New Meadows River

Cundys Harbor - Maine Marine Patrol responded to a report late yesterday afternoon of a watercraft accident on the New Meadows River near Cundys Harbor involving a woman who was injured.

The woman, Casey L. Chandler, 21 of Brunswick, was transported to Mid Coast Memorial Hospital in Brunswick and then transported by LifeFlight helicopter to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

She suffered injuries to her leg after falling overboard. Marine Patrol's initial investigation suggests that she was struck by the outboard motor propeller of the boat she had been on, a 15-foot 1972 Glastron.

Marine Patrol Sergeant Robert Beal, Officers Emily Lopez, Alex Hebert, and Kenneth Conley, along with Marine Patrol Specialists Matthew Sinclair, and Graham Hults responded.

Marine Patrol will continue to investigate the incident.