MECHANIC FALLS — The road was closed and debris was strewn Thursday afternoon, but no serious injuries were reported in a three-vehicle wreck near the NEPW Logistics warehouse.

The crash, which was reported around 2:30 p.m., involved a tractor-trailer, a pickup towing a camper and a hauling truck.

Edward and Nancy Kenney of Monmouth said they were heading to Naples for a much-needed vacation after a string of tragedies when they stopped behind a tractor-trailer from Lepton Transport Inc. of North Andover, Mass., that was turning left into NEPW Logistics. As they waited, they said, a truck from Corcoran Environmental Services slammed into the back of their camper, splitting it open and spilling its contents.

The Kenneys said they were shaken up but did not require medical treatment.

One of the truck drivers, who was able to get out of his cab by himself, was taken to the hospital and was later released.

Neighbors who came to see what was going on said that there are frequent near-misses at this location as vehicles wait to turn into the warehouse driveway.

The road was closed in both directions until the vehicles were cleared at about 6:30 p.m.

Police said Favi Rumar, 33, of Iowa, driving the tractor-trailer, was slowing to make a left turn. Kenney, 59, driving a Ford F-150 behind Rumar’s rig, also slowed, police said.

Early indications were that the third truck, driven by Anthony Keach, of Mechanic Falls, clipped Kenney’s trailer, leading to the chain-reaction crash.

The wreck remained under investigation later Thursday night.


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