WESTBROOK, Maine — Three people died Monday morning in a crash on County Road in Westbrook. A taxi and a truck collided killing all three people in the taxi.
Westbrook Police say they were called to 750 County Road, also known as Route 22, just before 7 a.m. on March 11 for the two-vehicle crash. Police say a pickup truck was traveling west and the taxi east when they crashed.
The driver of the taxi was Hassan Idris Ali, 39, of Lewiston was driving a car registered as a taxi for Orange Taxi and Transportation Service of Portland. His passengers Gregory Harriman, 50, of Sebago and Joshua Stone, 33, of Gorham both died in the crash.
The driver of the truck, 60-year-old Lisa Libby of Hollis was taken to Maine Medical Center.
An accident reconstruction team made up of Westbrook and Windham Police officers are working to determine the cause of the accident but those findings will not be complete for a couple of weeks.
County Road was closed for several hours Monday morning but reopened by 11 a.m.
Westbrook Police said black ice had caused several accidents Monday morning but have not specifically said what caused the fatal crash.