Firefighters direct traffic around a car crash on Route 133/Park Street in Livermore Falls early Tuesday evening. A car crossed the centerline, went airborne and off the road. The driver fled and police are investigating. Michele Coates photo

LIVERMORE FALLS — Police are looking for the driver of a 2010 Nissan Altima who fled after crossing the centerline on Route 133/Park Street and crashing the car.

There is a suspect, Police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said Wednesday.

The car is registered to Jacqueline Lemieux of Jay but she was not the driver, he said.

The car was heading north toward PalletOne Inc., when it crossed the centerline, went airborne and between a guy wire and a Central Maine Power pole before landing facing south, Steward said.

Power and internet service was knocked out and the road was closed for hours.

Officer Troy Reed responded to the accident, which was reported about 6:45 p.m.

Illegal drugs and alcohol were found in the vehicle, Steward said.

A state trooper and a tracking dog were unsuccessful in finding the driver, Steward said.

Jay police officer Dan Demers assisted Reed, and Livermore Falls Fire Department handled traffic control.

The road was reopened about early Wednesday morning.

The car, which was disabled and had an airbag deployed, was towed to Hilltop Collision Center in Jay where it was impounded.


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