AUBURN — A woman and her 4-year-old daughter were killed Saturday afternoon on Minot Avenue when a pickup truck pulling a trailer veered into oncoming traffic and struck the woman's car, police said.
The accident occurred at about 1:55 p.m. on Minot Avenue near Mac's Grill, according to Auburn police who did not release the names of anyone involved in the accident, pending notification of relatives.
According to a written statement from the Auburn Police Department, a 36-year-old woman, her 4-year-old daughter and another passenger were riding west on Minot Avenue in a 2003 Oldsmobile.
A 2007 Chevrolet truck hauling an enclosed trailer in the opposite direction crossed over the centerline and into the oncoming traffic lanes, striking the Oldsmobile.
The Oldsmobile driver was killed instantly. The 4-year-old girl was taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston where she later died. The third passenger remained in critical condition late Saturday night.
The driver of the truck, a 43-year-old Norway man, and his passenger were taken to CMMC and also were in critical condition, police said.