Single-vehicle crash in Clinton leaves moped driver in serious condition

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CLINTON — A moped operator was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident on Hill Road, the Clinton Police Department reported Sunday.

The crash occurred at 3:44 p.m. when a 20-year-old male, the sole occupant and operator of the moped, veered off the road and flipped the vehicle.

Clinton Police, alongside Clinton Fire Rescue, responded to the scene in the 600 block of Hill Road.

Emergency personnel discovered the operator unresponsive.

He was immediately transported to Thayer Medical Center in Waterville and subsequently airlifted to Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, where he is listed in serious condition.

The cause of the incident is under investigation, with officials considering the possibility that the driver may have suffered a medical event prior to the crash.

Investigating officers, including Jerico Champagne, Sgt.

Roger Smith, and Chief Stanley Bell, are working to determine the sequence of events.

The Clinton Maine Police Department has urged anyone with information to come forward and contact them at 207-426-9192.

Updates on the investigation and the moped operator’s condition will be released as information becomes available.

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