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For Immediate Release
June 14, 2016
For more information contact:
Trooper Nathan Goodwin

Motor Vehicle Crash on the General Sullivan Bridge, Route 16 Northbound, Newington

photo from accident scene

On June 14, 2016, at approximately 3:10 p.m. Troopers from the State Police Troop A responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 16 northbound on the General Sullivan Bridge.

A tree cutting truck pulling a trailer lost control and jack knifed striking two vehicles and coming to rest lodged between the guardrails on each side of the roadway completely blocking the road.

Route 16 northbound was closed for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes due to the crash.

Assisting State Police Troop A were the Newington and Dover Fire departments.

No injuries were reported as a result of this crash.

This crash is still under investigation, but it appears following too closely was the cause of the crash.

Trooper Goodwin is handling the investigation.

 

   
 
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