A crash involving two 17 year olds occurred on the Marquis Road in Fort Kent Monday afternoon.


According to Sgt Chad Fuller of the Maine State Police, a Suzuki dirt bike was struck by a 2000 Toyota pick up truck while making a left turn. The truck was attempting to pass the bike which resulted in the crash.

The operator of the dirt bike was thrown off, sustained a fractured hip, and was transported to Northern Maine Medical Center by the pickup driver.

No names have been released at this time. The dirt bike driver was wearing a helmet.