Attempt to pass leads to rollover in Hope

By Staff | May 06, 2014
Photo by: Kim Lincoln The driver of this 2009 Chevrolet Aveo was taken to the hospital after he crashed when he attempted to pass another vehicle on Hatchet Mountain Road.

Hope — A Hope man was injured May 5 in a rollover crash on Hatchet Mountain Road, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded and found a 2009 Chevrolet Aveo on its side among some small trees.

Terrence Crabtree, 54, of Hope was traveling east behind a vehicle. Crabtree stated the car in front of him was going very slow, so he attempted to pass. Crabtree lost control of his vehicle on a curve, crossed the road in a skid and crashed, rolling over into some trees.

Crabtree had to be extricated from his vehicle by Rockport Extrication Team and Hope Fire Department. Crabtree suffered minor cuts, bruises and a possible broken arm. Crabtree was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center by Union Ambulance.

He was summoned by Sgt. James Moore for driving to endanger.

Emergency responder vehicles line Hatchet Mountain Road May 5 following a single-vehicle crash. (Photo by: Kim Lincoln)
(Courtesy of: Knox County Sheriff's Office)
Comments (1)
Posted by: Susan Sinclair | May 06, 2014 14:05

Passing on Hatchet Mountain!? Crazy.

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