Accident on Route 1 Sends Presque Isle Man to Hospital
A Presque Isle man was injured early Sunday after crashing his car on Route 1 in Bridgewater.
State Police say 40-year-old Chad King was driving south in a 2004 Chevrolet Impala at around 5 a.m. when he fell asleep at the wheel. The car crossed the center line, traveled into the opposite ditch, struck a large rock and flipped onto its side, according to Maine State Police Sgt. Brian Harris.
King was taken by Crown Ambulance to The Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle with injuries not considered to be life-threatening. His car received significant damage.
Trooper Dennis Quint is conducting the investigation into the accident.