A 71-year-old man had serious injuries following a tractor trailer crash Friday morning on Dover Road in Charlestown.

Police: Medical Event Before Accident

The Maine State Police said the driver, Paul Jackson of Dover Foxcroft may have had “a medical event before going off the road.”

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Witnesses: Driver Did Not Use Brakes

Shannon Moss, Public Information Officer, Maine Department of Public Safety said people who saw the crash told Troopers that “the driver of the tractor-trailer drove off the road without ever touching the brakes.”

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Serious But Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Jackson was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

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