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Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH

On Wednesday morning July 16, 2014, a collision occurred at the intersection of Route 101A and Continental Boulevard in Merrimack NH. A Nashua woman who was struck by a dump truck on the driver’s side of her SUV was killed.

Merrimack Police identified the SUV driver as Elizabeth McQuinn, 60, of 3 Briarcliff Drive, Nashua. The collision occurred at approximately 6 a.m. at the intersection of Route 101A and Continental Boulevard.

Merrimack Police said McQuinn was driving the Kia Sorento and attempting to make a left turn from McDonald’s to travel west on Route 101A when the vehicle was struck by the dump truck traveling east on Route 101A. The Merrimack Fire Department extricated McQuinn and pronounced her dead at the scene, according to police. Police identified the driver of the dump truck as Kyle Witty, 43, of Cornish.

The Merrimack Police Department Accident Investigation Team continues to investigate. Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call Sgt. Brian Levesque at (603) 420-1854.

The accident remains under investigation.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

There are many reasons why truck accidents and injuries occur in New Hampshire. It can be a result of anything from a minor mistake to serious driver negligence. Some drivers decide to operate their motor vehicles under the influence of drugs or alcohol; other drivers may be overtired, have a mechanical failure, or simply be distracted and not paying attention.

Many accidents happen around intersections when a vehicle is attempting to turn left; the oncoming vehicle doesn’t see the driver turning left or worse runs a red light or stop sign causing a collision. Truck drivers are required to have a current CDL license for vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) in excess of 26,000 pounds.

Intersection Accidents & Injuries

Because intersection accidents can often be violent in nature, the operators of these vehicles are subject to serious injury or even death.

Types of Truck Accident Injuries include:

  • Broken Bones
  • Whiplash
  • Brain & Head Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Burns
  • Wrongful Death

NH Intersection Accidents and Legal Representation

When a person is involved in a New Hampshire trucking accident, the injuries and loss sustained can result in serious physical injuries and financial strain. When these accidents are caused through the negligence of others the injured victims have the legal right to seek compensation for their loss. If you or someone you know is suffering from such an incident, then you should seek the help of a New Hampshire truck accident attorney.  Our experienced attorneys will stand by your side and walk you through the entire process. We will investigate the collision and fight for your rights to get you the full and fair compensation you deserve. For more information on call the Tenn And Tenn, PA at (888) 332-5855.

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