canada africa partner reservation Maine police say three people were injured in a freak accident during the Parade

Maine police say three people were injured in a freak accident during the Parade

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Three people were hit by a vintage car at the start of a parade in Kennebunk on Saturday.

The names of those involved have not been released

Police say two of the three people suffered significant injuries to their lower extremities in the incident. The names of those involved have not been released.

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Officials say it was a “total accident.”

Kennebunk fire officials say the crash occurred at the beginning of the parade formation on Water Street. The incident is being labeled a total accident involving an antique vehicle that was lined up for the parade. The vehicle reportedly lurched forward unexpectedly, crushing several people between the car and a trailer used as a float. There were many children in the trailer at the time. Several children suffered bumps and bruises, but no one was seriously injured. Three adults were injured, two more seriously than the third.

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People on the spot came to the aid of the injured

Several bystanders assisted police in managing the patients, including two physician assistants. Kennebunk fire officials posted on the department’s Facebook page to thank everyone who helped with the incident. They wish everyone involved a speedy recovery.

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