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For Immediate Release
January 11, 2016
For more information contact:
Troop A
(603) 223-8490

Multiple Motor Vehicle Crashes

On Monday January 11, 2016 at approximately 8:54 am, Troop-A received several calls regarding multiple motor vehicle crashes on Rt. 16 SB on the General Sullivan Bridge. On scene investigation showed there were 5 separate crashes. Crash 1 involved 5 vehicles, crash 2 involved 3 vehicles and crashes 3-4-5 involved 2 vehicles. It appears the contributing factors of all 5 crashes were due to sun glare and driver distraction. One operator was transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital as a precaution for reported neck pain. The left lane of the roadway was closed for approximately 1.5 hours to remove disabled vehicles. The New Hampshire State Police, Troop-A was assisted on the scene by Newington Fire Department.

   
 
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