Jeremiah Baker was was driving Southbound on Route 27, but, according to police reports, he was driving in the wrong lane. Police say he drove straight into the side of Jessica Bourget’s Ford Explorer. The collision ejected Baker from his vehicle. The crash crushed Bourget’s ankle and broke her leg. She was taken to Maine General Memorial Hospital in Augusta where she was treated an released.
It is unclear at this time why Mr. Baker was driving in the wrong lane. At Peter Thompson & Associates, we have investigated thousands of car crashes utilizing the very best experts in the field. It will be critical to conduct a timely investigation to preserve evidence at the accident scene and to record witness recollections of the events. Often skid marks and debris left from the vehicles will indicate not only the speed of the vehicles prior to impact, but also the direction the vehicles were headed relative to each other.