Distracted Driving Results in Early Morning Crash in Presque Isle
An early morning accident took place Tuesday on Central Drive in Presque Isle after the driver lost control of her car.
According to the Presque Isle Police Department, just before 3:00am, 18-year-old UMPI student Rebecca Maxwell of Presque Isle, lost control of her 2005 Toyota Corolla while attempting to reach for her cell phone charger and crashed into a telephone pole.
Police say both Maxwell and her front seat passenger, 19-year-old Dylan Begin of Presque Isle, were wearing their seat belts and refused any medical treatment.
The rear passenger, 18-year-old Dillon Rappleyea received minor facial injuries after his head slammed into the back of the front passenger headrest; he was transported to The Aroostook Medical Center by Crown Ambulance.
No charges are pending.