Car crash at Meadow Street, Route 90 intersection in Rockport

By Louis Bettcher | Oct 09, 2016
Photo by: Louis Bettcher A Jeep and a Pontiac van were both totaled after colliding at the intersection of Route 90 and Meadow Street in Rockport.

Rockport — Rockport Police, Fire and emergency medical services responded to a two-car collision at the intersection of Meadow Street and Route 90 in Rockport at 9:40 a.m. on Oct. 9.

The crash involved a black Jeep and a gold Pontiac van, and occurred next to the Rockport Diner parking lot.

Sgt. Travis Ford of the Rockport Police Department was on the scene, as well as members of the Rockport Fire Department, who helped direct traffic as the debris from the scene was cleared. North East Mobile Health Services was present in case the passengers of either vehicle require medical assistance.

At the time of the accident, the Pontiac, driven by Dorothy Annis of Camden, was stopped at the traffic light at the end of Meadow Street. The van then moved into the intersection and collided with the Jeep, driven by Fitzhugh Palmer of Camden, which was heading eastbound on Route 90. Although no injuries were reported immediately following the accident, both vehicles were totaled, Ford said.

The cars were towed from the intersection by Steve Laite of Camden Exxon. The Rockport Police Department will be conducting and investigation into the accident. As of 6 p.m., no injuries had been reported.

Firefighters and emergency responders clear debris from the accident near the Rockport Diner. (Photo by: Louis Bettcher)
Both vehicle had to be towed from the scene. (Photo by: Louis Bettcher)
Comments (0)
If you wish to comment, please login.

Staff Profile

Louis Bettcher
Bettcher joins Courier Publications
843 277 7469
Email Me

Louis Bettcher has joined Courier Publications as a staff reporter for the Camden Herald.

Having grown up in the area and attended Camden-Rockport High School, Louis earned a BA in creative writing from Emerson College in Boston.

After working in Miami, FL as a reporter for an online Art & Entertainment publication, he has returned to Maine to cover news in his hometown. In addition to writing,

Louis' past-times include photography, painting and sailing.

Recent Stories by Louis Bettcher