According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, a Maine toll booth worker was injured during an early Thursday morning crash.

The press release explained that, at approximately 1:40 AM on Thursday, September 23rd, a 22 year old man from Durham was traveling east on the Falmouth Spur.  He lost control and struck a toll both.  The impact damaged the toll booth and injured the worker in that booth.

The press release explains:

On Thursday, September 23, 2021 at approximately 1:40 a.m. 22-year-old Ethan Chase of Durham was traveling east bound on the Falmouth Spur when he lost control of his car and crashed into a toll booth. The impact of the crash caused Chase’s car to catch fire and heavily damage a section of the toll booth. The shattered glass and debris from the crash struck 46-year-old John Schwabe of Westbrook. He was transported to Maine Medical Center for lacerations to his head and face.  He is expected to be released from the hospital today. Chase was not injured in the crash.

Chase has been charged with Aggravated OUI.

The Maine State Police continue to investigate the crash.

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