Two people were taken to the hospital following a head-on collision early this morning on Route 1A in Ellsworth.

According to the Ellsworth American, the accident happened just after 5 a.m. Wednesday on the Bangor Road, by NewLand Nursery. Police Chief Pete Bickmore told the EA that a Dodge Stratus headed south crossed the center line and struck a Chevrolet Equinox head-on. Both vehicles contained only the drivers, both of whom were taken to a local hospital by ambulance. The driver of the Stratus was later LifeFlighted to a Bangor hospital. There's no word on how badly they were hurt or the identities of the drivers.

We'll update this story as more details become available.