10 hospitalized after head-on car crash in Portland

PORTLAND (AP) — Police in Maine say an SUV has crossed the center lane of traffic and hit a Jeep head-on, sending 10 people to the hospital with significant injuries.

The Portland Police Department says the crash happened late Sunday morning. Police say 44-year-old Sebastian Bukuru, of Westbrook, was driving a Ford Explorer when he crossed the center lane and crashed into a Jeep Grand Cherokee headed the opposite direction.

Six people were riding in the Explorer, and all were hurt. Two are in critical condition.

Four people were riding in the Jeep, and all are in serious condition.

The police department says the crash remains under investigation.

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Robert McQueeney's picture


I read this looking for the location (none given), the speed limit in the area (none given), estimated speed at time of accident (none given, perhaps not yet available), and time of day (none given).

All I know is there was an accident between two vehicles in Portland with 10 people hurt.


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