Five hurt, including 17-year-old in critical condition, and driver arrested for DWI after five-vehicle pileup on I-295 in Richmond, Maine
Five-car crash near Exit 43 causes multiple injuries and leads to arrest
The first crash happened at approximately 9:25 p.m. and ended in the arrest of 39-year-old Steven Trask of Topsham by Sagadahoc County Sheriff deputies on a charge of operating under the influence. Police said Trask showed signs of impaired driving when his vehicle crashed into a tractor trailer unit.
After an injury car accident, take these steps to help the recovery process
When someone has been injured in a car crash, it's hard to know what to do to help. Injured people need appropriate medial treatment, but they also need to have their civil and legal rights protected.
After a serious crash, several steps need to be taken, including dealing with the insurance companies, tracking and documenting lost income from missed work, coordinating medical bill payments, and handling an insurance claim.
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