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For Immediate Release
July 4, 2018
For more information contact:
Sgt. Tom Conlon
(603) 679-3333
thomas.conlon@dos.nh.gov

Commercial Motor Vehicle Crash, Interstate 95, North Hampton

photo showing tractor trailer off the road

On Wednesday, July 04, 2018 at approximately 01:35 a.m., Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop-A responded to Interstate 95 in the Town of North Hampton for a report of a commercial motor vehicle crash. Initial on-scene investigation revealed that a 2015 Freightliner with a fifty-three foot box trailer being driven by Douglas Boles, age 59 of , Derry, New Hampshire was traveling northbound when Boles lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle left the travel portion of the roadway in the vicinity of mile marker 7 and came to a final rest after striking a series of trees along the eastern shoulder. The force of the impact caused one of the truck's fuel tanks to rupture and spill approximately 70 gallons of fuel. The clean-up of which is being coordinated with the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services. Although initially transported to the Portsmouth Regional Hospital Boles sustained no significant injuries during this collision. A portion of Interstate 95 North was closed for approximately 5 hours while the tractor and trailer were recovered.

As a result of this investigation Boles was issued a summons under the federal motor carrier safety regulations for being a fatigued driver.

The New Hampshire State Police Troop-A were assisted at the scene by NH State Police Troop-G Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Unit as well as members of the North Hampton Fire Department, and National Wrecker Service.

Anyone with information pertaining to this crash is asked to contact Sgt. Tom Conlon of the New Hampshire State Police, Troop-A Barracks at (603)679-3333 or thomas.conlon@dos.nh.gov.

   
 
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