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Amber Alert

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Woman dies in Cumberland car crash

A woman is dead after her car collided with a tractor trailer truck on Tuesday afternoon in Cumberland. 76-year-old Janice O'Donnell of Cumberland was killed instantly when her car drove into the path of the truck at the intersection of Tuttle Road and Route 1, said public safety spokesperson Steve McCausland.

The driver of the truck, Kevin Carroll, 43, of Windham, was sent to Maine Medical Center and treated for minor injuries. He has since been released.

The tractor trailer truck is owned by A. Hood and Son of Turner. The company has since received a summons after investigation by Maine State Police revealed its trailer inspection was not up to date.

The details of the accident are under investigation by both the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department and the Maine State Police.Source