Three-vehicle crash on I-93 in Ashland eaves one critically injured

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ASHLAND — A serious motor vehicle accident involving three vehicles occurred on Interstate 93 North near mile marker 76 on Thursday, throwing traffic into disarray and leaving one person with life-threatening injuries.

At around 11:01 a.m., New Hampshire State Police Troop F received a distress call regarding the crash.

Upon arrival, first responders found three vehicles—a 2020 Chevy Equinox, a 1996 Peterbuilt truck hauling woodchips, and a 2011 Ford F-150—strewn across the northbound lanes.

The Chevy, driven by Elizabeth Bourbeau, 40, of Laconia, initially struck a guardrail for reasons yet unknown, causing the vehicle to halt facing southbound in the northbound lanes.

It was then hit by the Peterbuilt, driven by Scott Shields, 68, of Campton, which subsequently collided with the Ford F-150 driven by Jeffrey Dulude, 56, of Attleboro, Massachusetts.

Bourbeau suffered critical injuries and was airlifted to Concord Hospital.

Both Shields and Dulude reported no injuries at the accident scene.

Emergency teams from Ashland Fire Rescue, Dartmouth Hitchcock Advanced Response Team, Ashland Police Department, New Hampton Police Department, New Hampshire Department of Transportation, and New Hampshire State Police Troop G were all present, providing assistance.

Authorities are investigating the incident and have urged witnesses or those with information to contact Trooper John Fagerholm at (603) 223-8792.

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