Chesterville man, child escape injury when SUV skids off Jay road

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JAY — A Chesterville man and child escaped injury Sunday when the sport utility vehicle they were riding in skidded off East Jay Road and ended up on its roof against a tree, police Chief Richard Caton IV said Monday.

The SUV was going around a corner and coming down a hill when it skidded off the road, hit a rock wall and rolled onto its roof before stopping against a large tree, according to Cpl. Jeffrey Fournier’s report, Caton said.

The accident occurred at 2:27 p.m.

Allen Wright, 38, of Chesterville and his child passenger, whose name was not immediately available, were not injured, he said.

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The 2002 Ford Escape received heavy damage.

About an hour later, Fournier responded to another accident on the East Jay Road. A vehicle skidded off the road and went over an embankment and struck rocks in a brook, Caton said. No other information on the accident was available Monday.

dperry@sunjournal.com

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