UPDATED: Pickup hits deck following vehicle crash in Rockland

Tue, 10/26/2021 - 12:30pm

    ROCKLAND — A vehicle crash at the intersection of Holmes Street and Broadway, in Rockland, remains under investigation, Tuesday evening, Oct. 26, 2021.

    At 11:56 a.m., Rockland Police, Fire and EMS were notified of a motor vehicle collision of two pickup trucks, one of which then hit a parked vehicle before coming to a stop against a house.

    According to police, Arthur Marriner, 56, of Owls Head, was traveling east on Holmes Street in a 1998 Red Dodge Ram 1500 at an accelerated speed. He failed to stop at the stop sign, and entered the travel portion of Broadway.  

    At the time, Paul Street, 63, of Rockland, was traveling north on Broadway in a 2018 black GMC Denali. Street hit Marriner in the driver side door, according to Rockland Patrol Sgt. Ken Smith. Street spun around and came to rest on a rock pile on the corner of the intersection. Marriner hit a parked car then came to rest after hitting the house.

    Marriner was not wearing seatbelt, according to police. He was transported to Pen Bay Medical Center by Rockland EMS for non-life threatening injuries.

    Street was also not wearing seatbelt. He was transported to Pen Bay Medical Center by Rockland EMS then taken to Maine Medical Center for a broken neck and other non-life threatening injuries.

    Speed and alcohol contributing factors, according to Smith.

    The incident remains under investigation for pending charges.

    Rockland Police were assisted by Rockland Fire and EMS and the Knox County Sheriff’s Department.


    In August of 2018, three vehicles were involved in a crash on the same lawn. 

    See our previous article: https://www.penbaypilot.com/article/three-vehicle-accident-involves-rockland-lawn-again/106496


    ROCKLAND — Rockland’s Broadway closed to traffic following a two-vehicle crash that sent one pickup truck into the front staircase of a house at the intersection of Broadway and Holmes Street.

    The crash, which occurred Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, just prior to noon, sent both drivers resulted in both drivers being transported to Pen Bay Medical Center. 

    More information will be added as it becomes available.

    Reach Sarah Thompson at news@penbaypilot.com