According to WABI TV 5, a car crashed into the toll plaza on the Falmouth Spur this morning at around 1:45 AM.

Maine State Police indicate that Ethan Chase, 22 of Durham crashed into the toll booth after losing control of his car. The impact caused glass to shatter and the car to then catch fire. John Schwabe of Westbrook, a toll worker, was injured during the crash and taken to the hospital for cuts to his face and head but is expected to be released later today.

Preliminary reports indicate that both speed and alcohol were factors in the Thursday morning crash. The driver was uninjured. We will continue to keep this story updated as details become available.

Photos courtesy of Maine Department of Public Safety

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