AUBURN — Three people were hurt and Main Street was closed for an hour Friday after a pickup collided with a tow truck at about 2 p.m.

Police said 32-year-old Christopher Sashner, of Alabama, drove his 1997 Dodge Ram through a stop sign on Laurel Avenue where it was struck by a tow truck driven by 35-year-old Noel Pagan, of Lewiston, who was headed north on Main Street.

Main Street in Auburn was closed to traffic while rescue personnel tended to injuries sustained in a collision involving a pickup and a tow truck Friday afternoon. Sun Journal photo by Daryn Slover Sun Journal photo by Daryn Slover

Sashner and two of his passengers were taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston to be examined for injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. Pagan was not hurt.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene.  Main Street, in the area near Rolly’s Diner, was closed for about an hour while crews cleaned up the scene.

The crash remained under investigation Friday night.

Three injuries were reported after two vehicles collided Friday afternoon at the intersection of Main Street and Laurel Avenue in Auburn. Sun Journal photo by Daryn Slover

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