On behalf of Chief Paul R. Toussaint, the Rochester Police Department releases the following:
On 8.28.2019, Rochester Police, Fire, and Frisbie EMS responded to the intersection of Highland Street and Salmon Falls Road for the report of a motor vehicle collision.
Through the investigation, officers found that Sandra Fowler, age 57 of Sanford, ME, was travelling eastbound on Highland Street and entered the intersection of Salmon Falls Road driving a Hummer H3. Jennie Hindmarch, age 43 of Wells, ME, was approaching the intersection from the opposite direction on Highland Street driving a Hyundai Santa Fe and turned left onto Salmon Falls Road ahead of Fowler’s vehicle. The two vehicles collided resulting in significant damage to both vehicles, and airbag deployment in both vehicles.
Hindmarch and her adult passenger were transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Neither Hindmarch nor her passenger were wearing their seat belts. Hindmarch was issued a citation for failure to yield the right of way, a violation-level offense.
Fowler was also transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Fowler was wearing her seat belt.
For Chief Paul R. Toussaint
Lieutenant Andrew Swanberry