PORTLAND, Maine — A person has died in a crash on Brighton Avenue in Portland Wednesday afternoon.
The 71-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was seriously injured when her vehicle struck a tree after colliding with other vehicles near 832 Brighton Avenue at around 11 a.m., according to David Singer, a spokesperson for the Portland Police Department.
She died at the scene of the crash.
Another person was seriously injured and transported to a local hospital.
Brighton Avenue is closed between Capisic Street and Wayside Street, but has since been reopened.
The circumstances of the crash are under investigation.
BDN writer Leela Stockley contributed to this report.