Published DateBy Debra Thornblad
BERLIN – A Berlin police officer responding to a call for a disorderly patient at Androscoggin Valley Hospital, hit a heavy patch of sand in the road, lost control and rolled over into the bank at the side of the road.
The accident occurred Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, at 6:54 a.m. on Page Hill Road. The officer, William Daisey, was not hurt, but the vehicle was heavily damaged.
Police Chief Peter Morency said they are waiting for an insurance adjuster to determine if the vehicle is totaled. It was a 2005 SUV cruiser and was due to be replaced soon.
State police are investigating the accident. No other vehicles were involved.