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For Immediate Release
September 14, 2020
For more information contact:
State Police Troop F
(603) 846-3333

Franconia Crash

On September 14, 2020 at approximately 3:21 PM, Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop F Barracks were called to a report of a motor vehicle crash with injury on Interstate 93 in Franconia. When Troopers arrived on scene, they observed a box style truck driven by: Michael Giardina, 39 years, Hudson NH, that had crashed into the back of a tractor trailer unit driven by: Gregory Duchene, Age 40, Quebec, CA, who was hauling lumber. The operator of the box truck sustained serious injuries and was being cared for by good samaritans who came upon the crash. The operator was taken by DHART helicopter service to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for serious injuries.

Troopers on scene were assisted by the New Hampshire State Police Troop G Unit, Franconia Police Department, Franconia Life Squad, Franconia Fire Department, and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation.

The incident is under investigation and anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the New Hampshire State Police Troop F barracks at 603-846-3333.

photo of crash scene
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