A Whitefield woman was taken to the hospital with what were described as minor injuries after a single-vehicle accident on Route 17 in Jefferson the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 21.
According to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Gilbert, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Sarah Crosby, 32, of Whitefield, was taken to MaineGeneral in Augusta.
Gilbert said the exact circumstances of the accident were unclear, but the vehicle, a Volvo sedan, was headed east on Route 17 when it traveled across the centerline and struck a pole, where it came to rest.
The deputy said there were no skid marks on the roadway in the vicinity of the collision.
Joining Jefferson Fire and Rescue as the scene were crews from the Somerville Fire Department, Waldoboro Emergency Medical Services, and Central Maine Power Co.
Lincoln County Communications dispatched the Jefferson Fire Department shortly after 2 p.m.