EPSOM, NH – A Maine man was killed and three people were taken to the hospital following a multi-vehicle collision in Epsom on Wednesday that was allegedly caused by an intoxicated driver.
According to WHDH, the crash occurred near the Epsom Highway Department on Route 4, also known as Dover Road, at about 8:30 p.m.
The driver of a 2020 Dodge Ram pickup truck, 34-year-old Loudon woman Amanda Raymond, rear-ended another vehicle, a 2012 Jeep Liberty driven by 43-year-old Jon Sawyer.
The impact sent the Jeep into the pathway of an oncoming 2016 Hyundai Veloster driven by 23-year-old Like Andrews.
A passenger in the Jeep, 58-year-old Peter Carver, of Casco, Maine, died at the scene.
Sawyer, of Waterboro, Maine, was taken to the hospital in Concord with severe injuries, as was another passenger in the Jeep, Darcy Sawyer, 40.
Loudon was taken to the hospital in Concord for the treatment of minor wounds.
Andrews was not reported as hurt.
Loudon was reportedly driving under the influence at the time of the collision, and after being taken to the hospital, she was taken into police custody.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
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