LifeFlight of Maine lifts off Monday from the Northland Plaza parking lot in Turner following a motor vehicle crash on Route 108 in Livermore. At least one ambulance brought a person involved in the crash to the helicopter for transport to a hospital. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

LIVERMORE — Two people are dead after a head-on crash Monday just after 2 p.m. at Route 108 and Church Street, according to police and fire officials.

Livermore Fire Rescue Chief Donald Castonguay said in a 6 p.m. phone call that two people had died in the crash, but said he could not provide more information at that time.

Witnesses said on social media that they observed a vehicle on fire with someone trapped inside.

LifeFlight of Maine reportedly landed for one patient just before 3 p.m. at the Livermore Recreation Field near 1499 Federal Road and then again for another patient at the Northland Plaza parking lot at 1355 Route 4 in Turner.

A section of Route 108 from Church Street to Route 4 was closed and traffic on Route 108 was detoured to Church Street.

A spokesperson for the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office was not available for comment as of 6:41 p.m.

This story will be updated.

A Canton volunteer firefighter places traffic cones Monday afternoon along Route 108 in Livermore following a motor vehicle collision. The crash happened just beyond the firetruck near the intersection with Church Street. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Police and rescue personnel block traffic Monday from entering Route 108 from Route 4 in Livermore after an accident farther down Route 108 near the intersection with Church Street. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

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