Addison woman seriously injured when hit by dump truck in Bangor

An Addison woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a dump truck on Main Street in Bangor last week.

Bangor Police have released new details of the May 13 accident at the intersection of Main and Buck streets. Sergeant Wade Betters says it was around 1:42 a.m. Friday afternoon when Bangor police and fire paramedics responded to a crash between a motor vehicle and a pedestrian.

New details reveal that the commercial dump truck, driven by Jerry Lavertu, 60, of Clifton, collided with a pedestrian as it turned from Buck Street to Main Street. The woman, Jacqueline Capitina, 66, of Addison was rushed to a nearby hospital for emergency treatment of life-threatening injuries. Lavertu was uninjured in the incident and cooperated with police. The accident is under investigation and so far no charges have been filed.

Bangor Police encourage drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to be extra careful when passing or crossing intersections.

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