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COLEBROOK, NH – A man from Massachusetts was airlifted to the hospital in Vermont with serious injuries following a snowmobile accident in Colebrook yesterday.

According to the New Hampshire Union Leader, the accident occurred on the rail-trail in Colebrook at about 6 p.m., when 58-year-old Robert Gilchrist, of North Grafton, MA, reportedly failed to notice that he was approaching a bridge on the snowmobile trail.

He collided with a bump in the trail, causing him to lose control of the vehicle and the snowmobile to overturn.

PELHAM, NH – A woman from Massachusetts was severely hurt when she crashed a snowmobile in Pelham this weekend, according to NECN.

The accident occurred at a private residence on Noella Avenue at about 1:30 p.m., as 60-year-old Michelle Saball, of North Reading, Mass., was operating a 1997 Arctic Cat 600 snowmobile.

She was taken to the hospital in Lowell with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

CARROLL, NH – A 21-year-old man from Illinois was taken to the hospital after he crashed into a tree while participating in a guided snowmobile tour earlier this week.

According to the New Hampshire Union Leader, 21-year-old Jonathan L. Shaver, of Manhattan, Illinois, was operating a snowmobile for the first time while on a tour in the Bretton Woods area on Tuesday.

At about 3 p.m., Shaver lost control of the snowmobile and went off the side of the trail near Base Station Road, then crashed into a tree.

BROOKLINE, NH – A 25-year-old man was severely hurt after a snowmobile accident in the Lake Potanipo area this weekend, according to the New Hampshire Union Leader.

The accident happened in Brookline on Saturday afternoon, when 25-year-old Greenville resident Myles Leclerc was reportedly operating a snowmobile at high speeds.

He lost control of the snowmobile and was then ejected from the vehicle.

DERRY, NH – Three teenagers were taken to the hospital after an ATV crash that happened in Derry this weekend, according to the Londonderry Patch.

The collision occurred on private property near Gulf Road at about noon on Sunday. Four teenagers were riding on a single ATV when the operator of the vehicle was reportedly driving at a high rate of speed, “beyond their capability to operate an ATV safely,” according to a representative from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Conservation office.

The ATV struck a stump near the trail, then collided head-on with a tree.

DERRY, NH – A 12-year-old boy suffered serious injuries last week when a go-cart rolled over in a Derry backyard and trapped him and another child inside the vehicle, according to a report by the New Hampshire Union Leader.

The accident happened on a private track at about 3 p.m. Thursday when one of the boys attempted to make a turn. The vehicle rolled over onto its side, trapping him and another 12-year-old boy in the wreckage.

The boys, both from Derry, were extracted from the crash by emergency personnel after a worried neighbor called 911.

WOODSTOCK, NH (GRAFTON COUNTY) – A 14-year-old boy was hurt in an ATV rollover crash in Grafton County last weekend, according to NECN.

The accident happened Saturday in Woodstock as the driver, a boy from Charlton, Massachusetts, was traveling with a group.

He missed a turn, and in attempting to correct the mistake, rolled the ATV down a bankside.

BERLIN, NH – A 29-year-old man was injured after he crashed a rented UTV (utility terrain vehicle) into a bridge abutment on Presidential Range Trail.

According to CBSN Boston, the man crashed because a cloud of dust created by riders in front of him impaired his vision, causing him to lose sight of the road. The unidentified man sustained injuries on his upper body, and the UTV was heavily damaged. He was taken to an area hospital in Gorham.

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BERLIN, NH – A 30-year-old man from Abington was seriously injured last Saturday when he lost control of his utility terrain vehicle in the Jericho Mountain State Park.

According to CBS Boston News, the accident occurred around 6 p.m. June 11 on Smitty’s Trail. The man lost control on a steep, slick section of the trail, and his UTV rolled over.

Despite wearing a helmet, the man—whose identity has not been released—suffered life-threatening injuries. He was transported to Androscoggin Valley Hospital for treatment.

WINCHESTER, NH – A Boston man was seriously injured on the afternoon of June 30th when he lost control of his ATV and crashed on Old Chesterfield Road.

According to Patch, the Winchester Fire and Winchester Police responded to a call from Keene Mutual Aid around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30th.

New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officers investigated the accident and concluded that Moises Baez was operating his ATV at an unsafe speed when he lost control and veered off the path. Officials reported that the ATV traveled more than 30 feet before stopping.

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