Articles Tagged with fatal new hampshire accident

MERRIMACK, NH – An elderly woman was killed after her 19th-century home caught fire in Merrimack last week, according to WMUR.

The accident happened on Harris Avenue at about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, when a wooden, New England-style home caught fire. According to the State Fire Marshal Paul Parisi, the home did not have a functional smoke detector.

The victim, 81-year-old Shirley Mae Gordon, was found dead inside her home after the fire was extinguished.

TILTON, NH – A pedestrian was killed and another was seriously hurt after the victims were struck by the driver of a pickup truck in Tilton yesterday, according to WMUR.

The accident occurred at about 4:45 p.m., near the intersection of Sherwood Drive and East Main Street, when a pickup truck headed east on Main St collided with a 36-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman who were crossing the street.

The woman was taken to the hospital in Concord, where she was later pronounced dead.

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.

SANBORNTON, NH (BELKNAP COUNTY) – An elderly woman was killed after her vehicle crashed into a tree on I-93 last weekend, according to the Salmon Press.

The collision occurred near milepost 63.2 on I-93 South at about 11:55 a.m. on Sunday when the driver of a Toyota Rav4, 73-year-old Barbara Riff of Berlin, New Hampshire, lost control of her vehicle.

The Toyota went off the side of the roadway and then collided with the center median before finally striking a tree head-on.

MANCHESTER, NH – A four-year-old boy was killed in Manchester yesterday when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle, according to CBS Boston.

The accident happened in an alleyway near the intersection of Schuyler Street and Flaherty Lane at about 3 p.m., when the 39-year-old driver of a pickup truck attempted to turn right, then struck the victim.

The driver stopped near the scene of the accident. No charges have been filed against him as of yet.

HENNIKER, NH – A child and an adult were killed in a mobile home fire in Henniker earlier this week, according to NBC Boston.

The blaze began on Ryan Road at about 5 p.m., in the back of a mobile home. The blaze quickly spread to heavy smoke and flames by the time firefighters arrived at the scene.

Despite the fire being quickly extinguished by emergency crews, the two victims, who have yet to be publicly identified, died after being trapped inside the home during the fire.

NASHUA, NH – A man was killed in Nashua this weekend after he collided with the side of a box truck, which was parked at a loading dock, according to WMUR.

The crash occurred at 164 Burke Street, which is located near a medical billing firm and the office of a moving and storage company, at about 6:30 a.m., when a driver of a grey pickup truck crashed head-first into the side of a box truck.

The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was trapped for a time within the wreckage.

CANTERBURY, NH – A 20-year-old was killed and another man was injured after two dirt bikes collided on private property in Canterbury yesterday, according to CBS Boston.

The accident happened when the 20-year-old man and his 21-year-old riding partner crashed into each other in a field located on family property.

Despite first aid efforts made by other family members, the 20-year-old man died at the scene.

OSSIPEE, NH (CARROLL COUNTY) – A woman and an elderly man were killed in a head-on crash in Carroll County early yesterday morning, according to the Conway Daily Sun.

The accident happened at about 2:10 a.m. in Ossipee, at 2155 White Mountain Hwy (NH-16), which is about two miles south of White Lake State Park and is part of a section of roadway that has recently been resurfaced.

The crash occurred a 2018 Acura SE TLX crossed over the center line and collided head-on with a 2017 Dodge Caravan.

WILMOT, NH – A 26-year-old man was killed after his vehicle struck a pole in Wilmot this weekend, according to NBC Boston.

The accident happened on Route 11 at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday when Andover man Jakob Reed, operating a Honda Fit, went off the side of the road and then collided with a sewer cover. The impact caused the car to roll over an unspecified number of times before it finally collided with a utility pole.

Reed died at the scene. No other injuries were reported in the crash.

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