HARPSWELL, Maine — Police in Maine say a man who crashed his car into an unoccupied house went unnoticed for nearly half a day before a passer-by saw the vehicle.

Thirty-five-year-old Kevin O’Connor, of Harpswell, was driving in the town when he crashed around midnight Tuesday. The Portland Press Herald reports the car crashed into an unoccupied house down a slope.

A passer-by discovered the wreck around 10 a.m. Wednesday — 10 hours after the crash — and called police. O’Connor is being treated at an area hospital for serious injuries, including multiple broken bones and a head injury.

Police say speed was a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.

Property records show the vacant house is owned by an Arizona-based company.


Information from: Portland Press Herald, http://www.pressherald.com

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