CARMEL, ME. (THECOUNT) — Maine State Police said 50-60 vehicles have been involved in a massive pileup during the Tuesday morning commute on Interstate 95.

It incident occurred around 7:40 a.m. on I-95 North in Carmel near mile marker 174.


An unknown amount of people were injured in the crash.

The road will likely remain closed for most of the day.

Maine Forest Rangers, a ranger helicopter, and Maine State Police are all at the scene, reports BOSTONCBS.

The northbound side of the road is closed. Traffic is being detoured at Exit 157.

Police said a LifeFlight helicopter was called to the scene. Injuries have been reported, but the extent is not yet known.

Multiple tow trucks have responded to the area.


Geo quick facts: Carmel is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. It is part of the Bangor Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,794 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.