A 71-year-old man had serious injuries and was taken to the hospital following a tractor-trailer crash Friday morning on Dover Road in Charleston.

Police: Medical Event Before Accident

The Maine State Police said the driver, Paul Jackson of Dover Foxcroft may have had “a medical event before going off the road.”

Maine State Police
Maine State Police

Witnesses: Driver Did Not Use Brakes

Shannon Moss, Public Information Officer, Maine Department of Public Safety said people who saw the crash told Troopers that “the driver of the tractor-trailer drove off the road without ever touching the brakes.”

Maine State Police
Maine State Police

Serious But Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Jackson was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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