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FOM 2021-6665

FOM 2021-6665

MILFORD, NH — On July 11, 2021 Milford Fire, Milford Ambulance Service, and police responded to a report of a head-on crash involving two cars on Route 13 on Sunday.

Arriving units located the accident on Route 13 between Comstock Drive and Berkley Place at about 1:20 p.m. and reported two cars with significant damage. The drivers of both vehicles were trapped in their cars and required extrication by firefighters.

Based on initial assessments of the victims, a DHART medical helicopter was requested to the scene while crews continued to extricate the two victims. Route 13 was shut down with the assistance of Amherst police and Brookline police. After the victims were extricated the medical helicopter was canceled and both drivers were taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Information gathered at the scene indicated a vehicle was traveling south in the northbound lane and struck the other vehicle while it was driving north.

Milford Fire Chief Ken Flaherty said extrication was required from both vehicles and indicated both victims had serious injuries. The injuries did not appear to be life-threatening based on the information known at the scene.

Route 13 was closed to all traffic for about one hour. The accident is under investigation by Milford police.

©Jeffrey Hastings www.frameofmindphoto.com/news