Yesterday morning, Nov. 1, Maine State Police responded to a two vehicle crash in Charleston. A 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup, driven by 44-year-old Peter Speed of Bradford was traveling southbound on Main Road when he failed to navigate a corner and crashed head-on into a 2011 GMC Acadia driven by 74-year-old Stephen Hurd of Corinth.
Hurd was transported to Northern Light EMMC with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Speed was not injured in the crash.
Driver distraction is believe to be the cause of the crash which remains under investigation.