MANCHESTER — A Vassalboro man was taken to the hospital Tuesday after crashing his pickup truck head on into another truck on Western Avenue.

William Spaulding, 53, was taken by ambulance to MaineGeneral Medical Center after complaining of back and neck pain, said Sgt. Scott Taylor of the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office. The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

The driver of the second pickup truck, Joshua Lamoreau, 34, of Monmouth, was not injured.

The crash occurred shortly before 10:30 a.m., as Spaulding drove his 2010 Chevrolet truck east on U.S. Route 202 during heavy rain. He apparently lost control when the truck hydroplaned into the westbound lane, Taylor said. Lamoreau, who was driving his 2012 Nissan west, crashed head-on into Spaulding’s truck. The Nissan continued into the ditch and rolled onto its side, Taylor said.

Airbags in both vehicles went off and both men were wearing seat belts, Taylor said.

Western Avenue was closed for about 30 minutes.

Both vehicles were totaled.

Taylor said Spaulding may have been driving too fast for road conditions, but no charges will be filed in connection with the crash.

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