Two Fryeburg, ME, police officers were seriously injured Saturday in a boat crash while searching for a missing woman on the Saco River.

Officer Nathan Desjardins is in critical condition while Officer Dale Stout is in stable condition.

They were injured while searching for a missing woman on a river. The Maine Warden Service said the officers’ boat overturned and collided with something on, or near, the shore.

Both officers were airlifted to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

Wardens told WMTW News 8 the police boat sustained front-end damage, but they are still trying to figure out exactly how the crash happened.



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