ROCKPORT — Multiple people were injured seriously Aug. 20 following a head-on crash on Route 17 in Rockport.

The crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m., in front of The Green Thumb.

Two pick-up trucks struck head-on, forcing both off the road on the side by the Lakeview Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

Rockland sent emergency crews to the scene along with Rockport police and fire and Northeast Mobile Health Services. A LifeFlight helicopter was enroute and landed shortly after 4 p.m. at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

Route 17 was blocked with westbound traffic rerouted to Porter Street.

More information will be published when it becomes available.