The driver of a 2008 Nissan Titan pickup truck “suffered serious head trauma,” according to law enforcement, when the truck slammed into a tree on Orr’s Island, Monday, April 18. (CUMBERLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PHOTO)

A 61-year-old Harpswell man “suffered serious head trauma” when his pickup truck crashed into a large tree on Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island, Monday morning.

Giard Fernand was driving a gold 2008 Nissan Titan when the truck left the road and “continued well off the roadway” before striking the tree head-on in the area of 1547 Harpswell Islands Road, according to a statement from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. Fernand “was extricated from the wreckage” and taken to Maine Medical Center.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and the Orr’s and Bailey Islands Fire Department responded to the crash, which occurred at about 9:09 a.m. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of the crash.