A tractor-trailer hauling a load of paper jackknifed and left the road on Route 1 in Westfield around 11:00pm Saturday.

Maine State Police

Josef Vencek, 70, of California was Southbound on Route 1 in Westfield when he lost control of his 2005 Freightliner tractor-trailer, according to the Maine State Police.

Maine State Police

Vencek’s truck and trailer jackknifed and then skidded off the opposite side of the roadway, struck a guardrail and skidded backwards off the road over the embankment and into a small stream.

Vencek was not injured in the crash and his truck and trailer are considered a total loss and sustained extensive damage.

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