Police seek driver who struck child at Madawaska Lake

c479085_m_1MADAWASKA LAKE, Maine – The Maine State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a driver who struck a child last week. At about noon on Friday, July 15, witnesses reported they saw a white sedan strike a 6-year-old boy, according to a police statement released Tuesday.

The vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Malibu, was traveling west on the South Shore Road in Madawaska Lake Township on Friday when it struck the boy who had run into the roadway.

Police say they do not believe there was any ill-intent on the driver’s part, but they need the driver’s information to complete the investigation.

Witnesses described the driver of the sedan as an elderly female, and they told police she did stop to check on the boy. The boy’s grandmother took him to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries and was released, according to police.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they may contact the Maine State Police Troop F at 207-532-5400 and ask for Tr. Travis Luce, the primary investigating officer.


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