Maine man suffers burns in crash

Associated Press Published: November 19, 2012

ORIENT, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man is in critical condition after his pickup truck crashed into some trees and caught fire.

Police said 46-year-old Micah Bartlett of Orient was driving east on the Number 9 road in Orient on Sunday night when he went off the road, rolled and struck the trees.

A passer-by arriving at the accident said Bartlett was out of the vehicle and was on fire.

Bartlett suffered burns to about 70 percent of his body. He has been hospitalized at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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