Three boats were damaged when a driver went off the road and struck one of them early Saturday morning in the parking lot of New England Water Sports in Naples, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The car veered off the road at the intersection of Route 302 and Kansas Road and a witness reported that it struck a motorboat in a trailer before the driver fled on foot. The first boat was forced into another boat and trailer, which was forced into a third boat, Capt. Donald Foss said in a press release.

All three vessels – determined to be “high-end wake-style boats” that are owned by private customers of New England Water Sports – sustained an estimated $75,000 in damage, according to Foss.

He said the driver’s Nissan Murano also had significant front-end damage.

About an hour after the crash and two miles from the scene, a Bridgton police officer located Timothy J. Cotreau, 32, of Bridgton – who matched the description of the man who fled the crash scene and also had injuries consistent with the crash, Foss said. Cotreau was treated by Naples Fire and EMS for minor injuries.

Cotreau was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, operating after suspension, and failure to report a crash, Foss said.

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