Winthrop woman hurt in Wayne accident

WAYNE — A Winthrop woman was hurt Wednesday when she apparently fell asleep while driving on Route 133 and crashed her car into a stone wall.

Susan Corbin, 62, was taken by ambulance to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston with what was believed to be a non life-threatening arm injury as well as cuts and bruises, said Sgt. Scott Taylor of the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office.

Corbin was wearing a seatbelt and both airbags deployed.

The crash occurred around noon as Corbin drove a 1998 Ford Countour on Route 133 near the Wayne General Store. Taylor said it appears Corbin fell asleep. Her car went off the left side of the road, smashed into a couple of guardrails and rammed into a stone wall before coming to a stop.

The crash ripped out utility pole guide wires and knocked out an electrical switch that caused a power outage in the area, but the utility pole and lines were not damaged, Taylor said.

Traffic was reduced to one lane as emergency workers tended to Corbin and removed the car.

Neither speed nor substances was a factor in the crash, Taylor said. There are no charges.

“She wasn’t going that fast,” he said.

Gardiner
Tuesday
At 1:27 p.m., there was a 911 hang-up on Highland Avenue.
3:18 p.m., there was an accident on Brunswick Avenue.
3:33 p.m., sex offenses were reported on Mechanic Street.
4:44 p.m., juvenile offenses were reported on Green Street.
10:34 p.m., there was as report of theft.

Monmouth
Tuesday
At 4:56 p.m., theft was reported on Main Street.

Readfield
Wednesday
At 8:07 a.m., there was an accident on Main Street.

Vassalboro
Tuesday
At 3:59 p.m., a 19-year-old Winslow woman was charged with illegal transportation of alcohol by a minor by police responding to a crash on U.S. Route 201.

West Gardiner
Tuesday
At 8:36 p.m., suspicious activity was reported at Wayside Chapel on Neck Road.

Winthrop
Tuesday
At 6:09 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Town Hall Lane.
6:14 p.m., there was a 911 hang-up on U.S. Route 202.
8:21 p.m., there was an accident on Summer Street.
Wednesday
At 10:13 a.m., suspicious activity was reported on Memorial Drive.
11:20 a.m., there was a complaint involving an animal on U.S. Route 202.
12:42 p.m., trespassing was reported on Tappan Farm Road.
3:25 p.m., there was a 911 hang-up on Rambler Road.