CUSHING, ME – Two Maine Department of Transportation employees were seriously injured at a job site in Cushing this morning. The workers were part of a crew that was retrieving sheet piles near the intersection of River Road and Pleasant Point Road.
The incident happened at approximately 8:00 a.m. The workers were pinned between an excavator and a flat-bed trailer. Both workers were transported to Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport. They are currently in stable condition.
The safety of our employees and the traveling public is always MaineDOT's primary concern. The department has reported the incident to the Maine Department of Labor, which has jurisdiction over incidents at state job sites, and is working with the Knox County Sheriff's Office.