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Maine woman impaled when tree falls onto car, deputies say

The tree went through the dashboard and impaled Roy, according to deputies
Sidney Accident
Sidney Accident(Kennebec Sheriffs Office)
Published: Mar. 3, 2021 at 5:30 PM EST
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SIDNEY, Maine (WMTW) - A Maine woman was critically injured when she was impaled by a tree that fell on her car, according to the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies said Theresa Roy, 79, was a passenger in the car driven by her husband.

Officials said they were traveling on Pond Road in Sidney Tuesday morning when high winds caused a large pine tree to snap and fell on their vehicle.

The tree went through the dashboard and impaled Roy, according to deputies.

She was taken to a hospital where she was listed in critical condition. Deputies said her husband suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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