CASCO – Three people were injured Saturday when their minivan struck a tow truck.

The crash occurred on Route 302 at 10:20 a.m. Saturday when the eastbound minivan attempted a left turn, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. The driver did not see the tow truck in the westbound lane, and the two collided head on.

The minivan’s driver, 28-year-old Benjamin Maxfield of Bridgton, broke his leg. His girlfriend, 21-year-old Christina Sawyer of Bridgton, was ejected from the minivan and received facial injuries. Sawyer’s year-and-a-half-old son, Adam Sawyer, received minor scrapes.

All three were taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland. Their injuries were not considered life threatening.

The tow truck driver, 29-year-old Timothy Anderson of Hiram, was not injured.

The minivan driver’s license was under suspension, according to the sheriff’s office. The minivan was registered in Massachusetts to another owner, but that registration had been revoked.

The tow truck driver, who was driving for On the Road Again in Hiram, also faces investigation for inspection violations. The inspection sticker on his truck was dated 1993 and was unsigned by a mechanic.


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