WESTFIELD – A woman trying to take a photo of a bear in Aroostook County ended up causing a two vehicle crash Thursday morning.
Maine State Police said it was at 9:50 a.m. when they received the report of a crash on Route 1 in Westfield.
They stated Sara Ouellette, 24, of Presque Isle was traveling north when she saw a black bear in a field. She attempted to make a quick u-turn to photograph the animal .
Brittany Drost, 21, of Bridgewater had been traveling behind her and couldn’t stop as Ouellette slowed down to make the turn.
Neither woman was injured, but Ouellette was issued a traffic citation for failure to yield.