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Driver seriously injured in Londonderry wreck

LONDONDERRY - A motorist was transported by helicopter to a Boston hospital after crashing into a utility pole near Sunnycrest Orchards shortly before noontime on Saturday.

Police and fire officials were alerted to the crash at 59 High Range Road shortly at 11:53 a.m.

Arriving on the scene minutes later, medics discovered the vehicles driver and passenger were trapped inside, with the driver unconscious.

Police closed a section of High Range Road as crews from several towns worked to remove the passenger and driver from the vehicle.

A DART helicopter was summoned to nearby Londonderry High School to transport the severely injured driver to Boston, while an ambulance transported the passenger to a nearby hospital.

Crews from Hudson, Derry and Bedford assisted both at the scene and with station coverage.

Public Service of New Hampshire was summoned to the scene to repair the heavily damaged power lines.


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