Drivers killed in Canterbury, Loudon crashes
A motorcyclist died after an accident on Route 106 in Loudon yesterday evening, while another person lost her life in a crash on Interstate 93 North in Canterbury.
The interstate crash occurred at about 4:42 p.m., according to a press release from the state police. It involved a rollover just north of Exit 18.
According to the state police, a BMW sedan went off the left side of the highway, struck a large rock and rolled over several times, landing on its roof. The driver, an 82-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was alone in the car.
Her name was being withheld until family members had been notified. The accident did not appear suspicious, the police said.
The Loudon crash occurred at about 5:40 p.m., according to Loudon Fire Chief Rick Wright. The driver of a motorcycle involved in a crash with a car died. There were no other injuries in the crash, which occurred at the intersection of Staniels Road and Route 106, Wright said.
Route 106 was closed for several hours last night as officials cleared and investigated the accident.
The motorcyclist’s identity was not released yesterday.
Wright referred further questions to the Loudon Police Department. An officer at the station last night said he was not authorized to answer questions about the accident.