Two people were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday morning after a head-on crash in West Paris.

Two People Seriously Injured in Head-On Crash

The incident happened around 7:28 am on Route 26 in the vicinity of 52 Bethel Road, according to News Center Maine.

Driver Crossed the Centerline

The Oxford County Sheriff’s Office said 43-year-old Eric Cole from Norway and 52-year-old Heidi Kokkola from Bryant Pond collided head-on after Cole crossed the centerline.

Crash Scene under Investigation

Investigators were on the scene reconstructing the crash. Route 26 was closed for several hours.

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