A 76-year-old man has actually passed away from his injuries after a vehicle drove into the stands at a baseball field in Portland’s Deering Oaks Park; suspect charged with murder
Gabrielle Mannino (NEWS CENTER Maine), Shannon Moss (NEWS CENTER Maine), Sean Stackhouse (NEWS CENTER Maine), Clay Gordon (NEWS CENTER Maine)
2:46 PM EDT July 27, 2020
6:11 PM EDT July 27, 2020
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“/ > PORTLAND, Maine– On Sunday night around 5:25 p.m., an automobile drove into the stands at a baseball field prior to pulling up in a play ground in Deering Oaks Park in Portland leaving one elderly man seriously hurt
“Barbara of Portsmouth, N.H. stated.”I heard a rumble … then I saw this black car simply come yelling through, hit the bleachers where there were 2 gentlemen sitting. “< div class="post __ section post __ section_type_text"readability ="33"
> Barbara says she saw the senior male fly through the air after impact. He was carried to Maine Medical Center in Portland where he later died. RELATED: Man hurt after vehicle drives into baseball stands and playground at Deering Oaks Park
The vehicle wound up in a nearby play area where it reportedly damaged park equipment but did not strike any kids dipping into the time.
Cumberland County District Attorney St. Jonathan Sahrbeck stated an off-duty New Hampshire State Trooper was at the park at the time of the event and was able to warn individuals in time for them to get out of the way prior to the cars and truck struck the bleachers.
The crash stays under examination, but both the chauffeur and traveler in the car were dealt with for overdose signs. Anyone that may have seen the occurrence is motivated to get in touch with Portland Cops at 207.874.8532 or 207.874.8575.