Augusta Man Hospitalized After Friday Crash During Police Chase
The crash happened early Friday morning in Lewiston.
According to the KJ, a 21 year old man from Augusta is still in the hospital following an early Friday morning crash in Lewiston.
Reportedly, at about 3 AM on Friday, the man was riding his motorcycle outbound on Sabattus Street in Lewiston when he was reportedly clocked going 30 miles per hour over the posted limit by a deputy from the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Department.
The deputy attempted to pull the man over, but he fled. A short time later, near Pizza Hut, he lost control of his motorcycle, striking a pole. He continued to slide and struck a second pole.
He was taken to CMMC and is reportedly in stable condition. However, it does look like he will need to have surgery for a serious leg injury.
Police continue to investigate the incident.
The man's name was not released.
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