Several Injured In Ossipee Accident

by Mower on December 11, 2013

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OSSIPEE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A HEAD-ON COLLISION MONDAY NIGHT ON ROUTE 16 THAT RESULTED IN ALL SEVEN PEOPLE INVOLVED BEING SENT TO HOSPITALS.

LT JOE DUCHESNE SAYS THE CRASH APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY DRIVER INEXPERIENCE AND WEATHER CONDITIONS AS A JUVENILE DRIVING A SOUTHBOUND 1995 SATURN SL LOST CONTROL SHORTLY BEFORE 7 P.M. NEAR ISLAND PATH RD., CROSSED THE CENTERLINE AND HIT AN APPROACHING 2001 DODGE RAM 2500 PICKUP TRUCK.

DUCHESNE SAYS THE ROAD WAS COVERED WITH SNOW AND ICE AT THE TIME. POLICE RESPONDED TO THE SCENE WITH OSSIPEE CORNER FIREFIGHTERS AND NORTH CONWAY AMBULANCE.

THE JUVENILE DRIVER OF THE SATURN WAS PARTIALLY EJECTED DURING THE CRASH AND HE AND HIS 34-YEAR-OLD FRONT SEAT PASSENGER – IDENTIFIED AS APRIL LANGLOIS OF OSSIPPEE – BOTH HAD TO BE CUT OUT OF THE CAR. ALONG WITH THREE JUVENILES WHO HAD BEEN IN BACK SEAT, ALL WERE INITIALLY TAKEN TO HUGGINS HOSPITAL IN WOLFEBORO. THE JUVENILE DRIVER AND LANGLOIS WERE LATER TRANSFERRED TO MAINE MEDICAL CENTER IN PORTLAND, THEIR CONDITION IS NOT KNOWN.

THE DRIVER OF THE DODGE RAM – 51 YEAR OLD NICHOLAS ZAVAS OF CONWAY – AND HIS 49-YEAR-OLD PASSENGER JOYCE ZAVAS – WERE BOTH TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL IN ROCHESTER. THEIR CONDITIONS ARE NOT KNOWN.

WAKEFIELD POLICE, THE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, CENTER OSSIPEE FIRE DEPARTMENT, WAKEFIELD AMBULANCE, STEWART’S AMBULANCE AND A TEAM FROM HUGGINS HOSPITAL ALSO HELPED AT THE SCENE.

ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE SEEN THE CRASH OR KNOWS ANYTHING ABOUT IT IS ASKED TO CALL OSSIPEE POLICE AT (603) 539-2011.

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