HOLDEN, Maine — Drivers are being asked to avoid Route 1A because of a crash on the busy highway, according to officials.

A dispatcher at Penobscot Regional Communications Center said the crash occurred shortly before noon in the area of Maine Military Supply.

The dispatcher said the road was shut down in both directions, and alternate routes should be sought as crews work at the scene.

No other information was available.

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