NEW VINEYARD, Maine — Two teens were injured late Monday night when, Maine State Police say, one of them became distracted and crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting a tractor-trailer.
Eighteen-year-old Nathaniel Smith was driving with a 16-year-old passenger when police say he became distracted and crossed into oncoming traffic in New Vineyard on Route 27.
Smith's car hit a Hartt tractor-trailer driven by Richard Morgan, 55, of New Gloucester.
Smith had minor injuries and his passenger was taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. Police say both vehicles were towed.
Police charged Smith with operating left of center.