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For Immediate Release
April 24, 2018
For more information contact:
Trooper Anthony Pratt
(603) 223-4381

Rollover Tractor Trailer Crash/Interstate 93 Ramp Closure, Interstate 93 Northbound, Bow

On April 23rd at approximately 11:56 p.m., Troopers from Troop D, Troop G and Bow Police Department, responded to Interstate 89 southbound to the Interstate 93 northbound ramp in the Town of Bow, NH for the report of a rollover Tractor Trailer crash which was over the guard rail.

Troopers located a 2017 Peterbilt, Tractor Trailer truck registered to Bisson G.K. Trucking of Barre, VT, that struck then guardrail and then rolled over the guardrail down the embankment on the I93 northbound ramp.

The operator was identified to be one: Christopher Welch, age: 47, Shoreham, VT.

The investigation revealed Welch was traveling southbound on I89 and took the I93 northbound ramp. Welch was unable to slow accordingly while taking the on ramp, and lost control of the Tractor Trailer. He struck the guardrail on the left side of the ramp and as a result the Tractor Trailer went over the guardrail, rolling down the embankment approximately 30-40 feet. Welch was extricated from the Tractor Trailer by Bow Fire and Rescue. Welch was transported to Concord Hospital to be evaluated for his injuries.

The Tractor Trailer was carrying milk and ramp remained closed to facilitate cleanup, which was supervised by the Department of Environmental Services. Ramp closure and cleanup was also assisted by NH DOT.

This crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has information about it is requested to please contact Trooper Anthony Pratt at 603-223-4381.

photo showing tractor trailer being lifted over the guardrail by a tow truck
photo showing tractor trailer being lifted over the guardrail by a crane on a tow truck
   
 
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