The EPD responded to an accident this Thursday morning.

The mini-van ended up down an embankment and into the woods but not before striking numerous trees off Route 180, the Otis Road.  One simple thing that the occupants did prior may have saved their lives.

The Ellsworth Police Department reminds everyone to "buckle up!"  It's almost amazing in the day and age that some people still don't.  Hopefully, they'll never have to pay the price for not doing so.

Be safe!