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A 9 Year Old Boy Was Struck While Riding A Bike - Apr. 23, 2018

 On April 22, 2018 at approximately 2:30 in the afternoon, deputies with the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to Rim Rd. in East Machias to investigate a motor vehicle versus pedestrian crash. 
 
During the course of the investigation, deputies determined that a 9 year male juvenile was operating a bicycle across the roadway when he was struck by a motor vehicle operated by 25 year old Chris Howard of Cutler.
 
During the course of the investigation, Howard was determined to be operating without a license and was arrested for that crime and taken to the Washington County Jail.
 
The crash investigation is ongoing. Machias Police Department, Machias Ambulance Service, and East Machias Fire Department assisted at the scene. 


Washington County Sheriff’s Office
83 Court Street Machias Maine 04654

SHERIFF Barry Curtis