Albany Auto Accident

by Cooper on March 15, 2013

in News

THE CONWAY FIRE CHIEF SAYS ONE PERSON SUFFERED A MINOR INJURY AND WAS TREATED AT THE SCENE THIS THURSDAY MORNING IN ALBANY AFTER THE CAR HE WAS RIDING IN WAS HIT HEAD-ON BY A LARGE TRUCK TIRE.

STEVE SOLOMON SAYS HIS DEPARTMENT – ALONG WITH NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE POLICE AND THE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE – RESPONDED SHORTLY AFTER 8 A.M. TO ROUTE 16 SOUTH OF THE ALBANY TOWN HALL AND FOUND A SMALL HATCHBACK STOPPED IN THE SOUTHBOUND LANE WITH ITS FRONT END CAVED-IN.

SOLOMON SAYS A NORTHBOUND COMMERCIAL BOX TRUCK HAD BEEN DRIVING UP ROUTE 16 WHEN ONE ITS REAR TIRES – ESTIMATED TO WEIGH NEARLY 200 POUNDS AND ABOUT 3 FEET HIGH – FELL OFF ITS REAR AXLE AND HIT THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE SOUTHBOUND CAR AND ROLLED OFF. THE CAR WAS TOTALED.

THE HATCHBACK WAS BRAND NEW AND NUMEROUS AIRBAGS DEPLOYED INSIDE IT. SOLOMON SAYS THE COUPLE FROM THE SEACOAST AREA OF NEW HAMPSHIRE INSIDE IT WAS BELTED IN. AN UNIDENTIFIED MAN WAS SLIGHTLY INJURED WHILE HIS DRIVING COMPANION – A WOMAN – WAS NOT HURT. THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK WAS NOT HURT.

BOTH VEHICLES WERE TOWED FROM THE SCENE. POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING WHAT HAPPENED.

Comments on this entry are closed.