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For Immediate Release
July 9, 2020
For more information contact:
Trooper Nathan Sleight
(603) 223-8490

Motor Vehicle Crash, Spaulding Turnpike - Milton, NH

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On July 9, 2020, at approximately 3:25 pm, Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police-Troop A Barracks responded to a multi-vehicle collision on the Spaulding Turnpike between exits 16 and 17 in the Town of Milton, NH.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2018 Dodge pickup truck, being driven by Eric Atamansky, age 19, of Springfield, MA, was traveling northbound on the Spaulding Turnpike when it rear-ended a 2011 Ford Escape, also traveling northbound, driven by Todd Sweet, age 49 of Dover, NH. The Escape then struck a 2015 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Timothy Stallings, age 18 of Boston, MA. The Jeep Wrangler then struck a 2016 Subaru, driven by Jonathan Boske, age 46 of Medway, MA.

Sweet was transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NH with non-life threatening injuries. Emma Bernasconi, age 18 of Braintree, MA, a passenger in the Jeep Wrangler, was also transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Spaulding Turnpike was closed in the area of this collision for approximately 2 ½ hours while Troopers investigated. Northbound traffic was diverted off exit 16, and southbound traffic was diverted off exit 17.

Troopers from New Hampshire State Police-Troop A were assisted at the scene by members of New Hampshire State Police-Troop G, the Milton Police and Fire Departments, the Rochester Police and Fire Departments, and the New Hampshire Department of transportation.

All aspects of this collision remain under investigation. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Trooper Nathan Sleight at (603) 223-8490, or via email at

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