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A high accident rate among older drivers in Maine has safety experts concerned

October 1, 2012

AUBURN — It was June 29, and James and Edie Chouinard of Auburn were in Portland, driving south on I-95 on their way to celebrate their 26th anniversary.

James and Edie Chouinard of Auburn escaped serious injury June 29 when a wrong-way driver on I-95 in Portland was stopped by Maine State Police Trooper Douglas Cropper parking his cruiser across the highway. The elderly driver crashed into the trooper’s vehicle instead of crashing head-on into the Chouinards’ car.

Suddenly they saw the flashing blue lights on Maine State Police Trooper Douglas Crooper’s vehicle. The police cruiser was stopped across the lanes on the interstate.

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