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For Immediate Release
August 7, 2020
For more information contact:
Trooper Petros Lazos
petros.lazos@dos.nh.gov

DUI (2nd Offense), Reckless Operation Arrest, Route 16 North, Dover Tolls, Dover, NH

On Thursday, August 6th, 2020, at approximately 1301 hours, Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop A Barracks responded to the Dover Toll Plaza, located on Route 16, in Dover, for a report of a vehicle that crashed into the Toll Plaza.

Upon arrival, Troopers located a blue 2003 Chevrolet Silverado with Massachusetts registrations, which collided with concrete barrier at the Dover Tolls, in the northbound lanes of travel.

The operator of the vehicle was identified as:

Robert Donald Scott Jr.
Age 67
Hopkinton, MA

Preliminary investigation revealed that Scott Jr. was travelling north on Route 16 when he collided with the concrete barrier at the Toll Plaza. No Toll Plaza employees were injured as a result of the collision and traffic was affected by lane closures, however, the roadway remained open to traffic during the collision investigation.

Scott Jr. was transported to the Portsmouth Regional Hospital – Dover Emergency Room for further medical evaluation and treatment. He was later arrested at the hospital and charged with Driving Under the Influence (2nd Offense) and Reckless Operation.

Scott Jr. was released on Personal Recognizance bail and is scheduled to appear at the 7th Circuit - Dover District Court on 09/01/2020 at 0815 hours.

New Hampshire State Police Troopers were assisted on scene by the New Hampshire State Police – Mobile Enforcement Team, the Dover Fire Department, the Newington Fire Department, the Dover Police Department, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation and Superior Towing.

At this time it appears that impairment was a factor in this collision, however all aspects remain under investigation. Anyone who may have further information related to this collision, or who witnessed this collsion is encouraged to contact Trooper Petros Lazos at petros.lazos@dos.nh.gov.

photo of Robert Donald Scott Jr.
photo of blue 2003 Chevrolet Silverado

   
 
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