A 32-year-old Island Falls woman flipped her vehicle over on I-95 in Oakfield after driving under the rear wheels of a tractor-trailer Friday morning.

Police said Audrey Violette was traveling north on the interstate around 7 a.m. when she became distracted by something in her vehicle. She drifted into the adjacent lane and drove under the rear wheels of a northbound tractor-trailer driven by 50-year-old Kenneth McNally from Sherman. 

Violette’s vehicle went under the rear wheels of the trailer, flipped over, skidded down the interstate, and came to rest on a guardrail. 

Violette was eventually helped out of her vehicle by a Good Samaritan, said the Maine State Police. 

She was transported to Houlton Regional Hospital by ambulance with what appeared to be minor injuries. 

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The crash remains under investigation. Police said the primary cause is distraction.

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