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Three injured in Rochester crash

Union Leader Staff
October 15. 2017 9:10PM
A 2007 Toyota Yaris sustained heavy damage Sunday when it was rear-ended by a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck in Rochester, police said. (Courtesy Rochester police)

ROCHESTER — Three people, including a child, were injured Sunday when a pickup truck rear-ended a small car at an intersection, police said.

A man driving a 2007 Toyota Yaris was stopped on Washington Street waiting to turn on Chelsey Hill Road when a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado struck the car from behind around 11 a.m., police said in a release.

The driver of the Toyota and a child who was buckled in a safety seat were taken to Frisbie Memorial Hospital for injuries believed to be non-life threatening, police said. A woman sitting in the back of the Toyota and not wearing a seatbelt was also taken to the hospital with more serious injuries, police said. Names of the injured were not immediately released.

Robert Alexander, 76, of Rochester, the driver of the pickup, was wearing a seatbelt and not injured, police said.

Washington Street was closed until about 3:30 p.m., police said.

The investigation into the crash continued.

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