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Woman and young boy seriously injured in Woolwich crash

Woman and toddler seriously injured in Woolwich crash

The police say that everything indicates that alcohol was a factor in the accident

A Bath woman and a four-year-old boy were seriously injured in a crash in Woolwich on Wednesday evening. Police say alcohol was likely a factor. Police said a Toyota RAV4 was traveling north on Route 127, also known as Middle Road, when it went off the road and struck several trees before coming to rest in front of 1044 Middle Road. the driver, Chloe Monsen, 31, had to be cut from her Toyota RAV4. Police said she was not wearing a seat belt and was flown to Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The boy, who was placed in a child seat, was also taken to Maine Medical Center with serious injuries. Officers were still investigating Thursday morning, but said it appeared Monsen had been drinking alcohol. Police concluded that speed was not a factor. According to Sagadahoc County Sheriff Joel Merry, “Driving under the influence continues to be a serious problem. While we continue to make efforts to combat this problem, it is important that the public understands that the consequences of drinking and driving are life-changing and can even be fatal. As the summer season approaches, traffic increases and it is important that everyone does their part to prevent drink driving.”

A Bath woman and a four-year-old boy were seriously injured in a crash in Woolwich on Wednesday evening. Police say alcohol probably contributed.

Police said a Toyota RAV4 was traveling north on Route 127, also known as Middle Road, when it went off the road and struck several trees before coming to rest in front of 1044 Middle Road.

The driver, 31-year-old Chloe Monsen, had to be cut from her Toyota RAV4. Police said she was not wearing a seat belt and was flown to Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The boy, who was placed in a child seat, was also taken to Maine Medical Center with serious injuries.

Officers were still investigating Thursday morning, but said it appeared Monsen had been drinking. Police concluded that speed was not a factor.

According to Sagadahoc County Sheriff Joel Merry, “Driving under the influence continues to be a serious problem. While we continue to make efforts to combat this problem, it is important that the public understands that the consequences of drinking and driving are life-changing and can even be fatal. As the summer season approaches, traffic increases and it is important that everyone does their part to prevent drink driving.”