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Driver hurt in NH crash involving 2 tractor-trailer units

NHSP say two trucks collided in Chesterfield Thursday.
NHSP say two trucks collided in Chesterfield Thursday.(Courtesy: NHSP)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 2:57 PM EDT
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CHESTERFIELD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire State Police say one driver suffered serious injuries in a crash involving two tractor-trailer units.

One of the drivers was backing his vehicle into a driveway on Route 9 in Chesterfield on Thursday when an eastbound tractor-trailer struck it. Both vehicles sustained serious damage. Police said the driver traveling on Route 9 had to be extricated from the cab of his truck and was taken to a hospital. His injuries were serious, but not life-threatening.

Route 9 was shut down for approximately five hours while the vehicles and debris were cleared. The crash was under investigation. 

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