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4 Hospitalized in Portland Car Crash

| April 21, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A four-car crash on Interstate 295 in Portland left three people injured and backed up traffic for more than hour. The crash occurred late Monday morning in the southbound lane of the interstate near exit 5A. Police told the Portland Press Herald that the accident occurred when Ardo Amir, 57, of […]

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Trooper Rear-Ended on I-295

| January 10, 2014

State Police say a Trooper was slightly injured Friday morning when her cruiser was struck from behind on Interstate 295 in Portland, just south of Tukey’s Bridge.  Trooper Jessica Shorey has been treated and released from Maine Medical Center for neck and back pain.  She was seated in her cruiser  when it was struck by […]

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Interstate

| November 21, 2013

State Police say a single engine plane made an emergency landing in the southbound lane of I-295 about 5pm Thursday.  Southbound traffic was reduced to a crawl.   Both northbound lanes remained open, but traffic slowed there as well.   The plane landed in Cumberland and then taxied along the road for a time, before the […]

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I-295 Crash

| November 12, 2013

Just after 4 pm Tuesday,  a 3 car crash was reported on I-295 southbound in the area of Franklin Street   in Portland involving a vehicle rolling over and entrapment. A 2014 silver Chevrolet Cruze operated by Susan Tanzer,  62, of Pennsylvania slowed in the right lane. Her vehicle was struck by a 2001 Green […]

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