Mapleton Crash

The Maine State Police responded to Main St. in Mapleton on Sept. 18, 2020 at 12:56 p.m., for a two-vehicle head-on crash.  The investigation indicated that a 2016 Suburban, operated by Orpheus Allison, 56, of Mapleton, was traveling west through a construction zone and failed to return to the westbound lane.  A 2013 Chevrolet pickup operated by Carter McLaughlin, 23, Mapleton, of was stopped in traffic, in the east bound lane.  Allison struck the front of the McLaughlin’s pickup causing disabling damage to both vehicles.  A 2002 GMC pickup, operated by Frank Marcello, was stopped behind McLaughlin.  The impact caused McLaughlins pickup to be pushed back into the front of Marcello’s vehicle.  The cause of the crash is believed to have been caused by a medical condition.  Allison was transported to AR Gould Northern Lights Hospital in Presque Isle for non-life-threatening injuries.  McLaughlin was not injured in the crash.  Marcello had minor injuries.  

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