1 killed, 4 hurt in wrong-way crash on Rte. 202 in Hampden

1 dead, 4 injured in crash on 202 in Hampden

HAMPDEN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — One elderly woman was killed and four others were injured Sunday night in a wrong-way crash on Route 202 in Hampden.

Police said of the four injured, two were children. All are expected to be OK.

They said the elderly woman was driving the wrong way and hit another car head-on. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hampden Police Sgt. Christina Bailey said police got a report of the car traveling in the wrong lane at 6:41 p.m., and two minutes later, received a report of a head-on collision.

The crash happened near the Coldbrook Road intersection of Rte. 202, shutting down part of the road to southbound traffic for hours.

Police have not yet released names.

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