BANGOR - On Nov. 16, at about 3:43 p.m, Bangor Police Officers responded to a reported personal injury accident in the area of 1786 Essex Street.
It is now reported that one person has died at the scene of that accident and a second person was transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center and that person's condition is unknown. The accident is described as a single vehicle that struck a tree in the area of 1786 Essex Street.*
No names are being released until next of kin have been notified.
Essex Street will remain closed between Burleigh Road and Church Road until further notice. The Bangor Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the accident along with the Criminal Investigations Division which is standard procedure.
*Since initial posting, both people have died. It is against our policy to name victims of accidents without an overwhelming public need. Edited 11/17/2010.