UPDATE: Manchester man, 36, identified in fatal Merrimack crash
January 27. 2014 2:06PM
MERRIMACK - Police identified the driver killed when his 1999 Audi A6 crashed Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on Baboosic Lake Road.
Juan Lerma Estrada, 36, of Prescott Street, Manchester, died after the crash near Bambi Trail. Police said Estrada was still in the driver's seat when they arrived, suffering from severe injuries. He was taken to Southern New Hampshire Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police said Estrada's car struck a large tree on the driver's side of the vehicle. Police say speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. Witnesses are asked to contact Sgt. Brian Levesque with any information. The accident remains under investigation by the Merrimack Police Department's Accident Investigation Team.
Previous story follows:
MERRIMACK — A 36-year-old man was killed when his car struck a tree off Baboosic Lake Road Saturday afternoon and police say speed appears to have been a factor.
The identity of the driver was not released last night because his family had not been notified, police said.
According to a press release, the man was driving a 1999 Audi A6 southbound when his car went off the road near Bambi Trail and struck a large tree on the driver's side of the vehicle.
The critically injured driver was taken by ambulance to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, the police said.
Baboosic Lake Road was closed for approximately four hours after the crash, which happened around 1:30 p.m.