Wednesday, April 23, 2014
AUGUSTA -- A Livermore Falls woman injured in a head-on crash that killed another motorist Friday afternoon is in stable condition.
Rita Cushman, 65, of Livermore Falls, was taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston with a severe leg cut, according to police.
A nursing supervisor at the hospital said Saturday that Cushman was in stable condition.
The accident killed Helen Hinckley, 76, of Whitefield.
State police said Hinckley's Subaru swerved out of the eastbound lane of Route 17 and hit the westbound Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by Cushman.
Police said Hinckley may have suffered a medical problem before the crash, which was reported at 1:50 p.m. Friday, near Route 17's intersection with Main Street in the Coopers Mills area of Whitefield.
At 12:12 p.m., a hit-and-run accident in which no injuries were reported was reported on Memorial Drive.
12:59 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Video Game Exchange on Water Street.
1:47 p.m., suspicious activity was reported at Target on Crossing Way.
3:20 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Kohl's on Stephen King Drive.
4:18 p.m., drug offenses were reported at Pine View Estates on Capitol Street.
4:34 p.m., criminal mischief was reported on Winthrop Street.
5:06 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Sears on Whitten Road.
6:26 p.m., a hit-and-run accident, in which no injuries were reported, was reported at the intersection of Western Avenue and Orchard Street..
9 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Arsenal Street.
9:31 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Worcester Street.
10:31 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Riverview Apartments on Penobscot Street.
10:41 p.m., a disturbance was reported at Kennebec Plaza on Willow Street.
At 12:01 a.m., a disturbance was reported on South Belfast Avenue.
12:59 a.m., suspicious activity was reported on North Belfast Avenue.
1:36 a.m., a disturbance was reported on Water Street.
7:58 a.m., theft was reported on Ward Road.
9:37 a.m., theft was reported on Northern Avenue.
9:43 a.m., a disturbance was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.
10:08 a.m., burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on Maple Street.
10:19 a.m., burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on Willow Street.
12:05 p.m., simple assault was reported at the U.S. Postal Service on Western Avenue.
12:21 p.m., shoplifting was reported at the Hannaford supermarket on Cony Street.
1:04 p.m., burglary from a motor vehicle was reported at Maine State Housing Authority on Water Street.
1:05 p.m., a past burglary was reported at the Buker Comunity Center on Armory Street.
1:06 p.m., burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on Maple Street.
At 6:57 p.m., Kenneth Ivan Palmer, 49, of Hallowell, was arrested at the Hannaford supermarket on Whitten Road and charged with theft.