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For Immediate Release
January 12, 2016
For more information contact:
Sgt. William Graham
( 603) 271-3636

Hit and Run Crash Trooper's Cruiser Struck

cruiser damaged in accidentAt approximately 6:04 p.m. a New Hampshire State Trooper was stopped on the side of the road on Route 89, southbound in Warner. The trooper was stopped to assist a motorist who gone off the road. The trooper had his emergency lights turned and the trooper was in the cruiser when a tractor trailer struck the cruiser. The truck driver, who was travelling too fast for the conditions, tried to slow and the trailer veered to the right and struck the trooper's car. The impact propelled the car 283 feet and it came to rest in the median off the right side of the road. The trooper was transported to the Concord Hospital for minor injuries. The truck driver, after striking the cruiser, pulled to the side of the road. He then fled the scene.

The suspect vehicle was reported to have a dark colored cab, possibly with a sleeper The trailer was reported to be a white box type trailer with a Canadian registration plate. Anyone with information on the vehicle is encouraged to call Sgt. William Graham at 603-271-3636.

   
 
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