ROCKPORT — Rockport police released details on an Aug. 20 head-on crash on Route 17.

On Friday, Aug. 20 at about 3:30 p.m., the Rockport Police Department, Rockport Fire Department and Northeast Mobile Health Services were dispatched to Rockland Street near The Green Thumb for a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles.

Maine State Police Corporal Jeremy Wesbrock was first on scene and Route 17 was closed with the assistance of civilian bystanders until Rockport Fire arrived. Traffic was rerouted across Old Rockland Street and Rockville Street. Rockland Emergency Medical Services was also summoned to the scene due to multiple victims needing medical assistance.

Timothy Cousens, 60, of Rockland, was operating a 2000 gold Chevrolet pick-up truck and traveling east on Route 17 when an unidentified vehicle pulled onto Route 17 from The Green Thumb. Cousens swerved into the opposite lane to avoid the vehicle and crashed head-on into a silver 2016 GMC pick-up truck operated by Tyler Masonoff, 22, of Thomaston.

Masonoff and passenger Joanna Harriman, 37, of Thomaston, were transported to Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport by Rockland rescue where they were treated and later released. Cousens was transported to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston by LifeFlight with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Cousens was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is being investigated by Rockport Police Sgt. James Moore and reconstructed by State Trooper James Anstett.