Firefighters extricated a man through the windshield of a pickup truck after a single-vehicle crash on Route 126 in Jefferson the morning of Monday, Dec. 16. The man was taken to an Augusta hospital.
Hayden R. Peaslee, 23, of Jefferson, was driving a black 2003 Toyota Tundra west on Route 126 when the vehicle crossed the centerline, went off the road, hit a culvert, and rolled onto the driver’s side, according to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy 1st Class Brian Collamore.
Peaslee was taken to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, according to LCSO Lt. Brendan Kane.
Jefferson Fire Chief Walter Morris said firefighters stabilized the vehicle with metal braces before removing the windshield and getting Peaslee out.
Jefferson Fire and Rescue, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, and Waldoboro Emergency Medical Services responded. Lincoln County Communications dispatched emergency services around 7:30 a.m.