Vermont motorcyclist critically injured in crash

STODDARD, N.H. (WCAX) A Windham County man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash with a car in southern New Hampshire.

It happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the town of Stoddard. Police say Sean Barber, 45, of Wilmington, was headed west on Route 9 when the car in front of him stopped suddenly to avoid hitting a deer. They say Barber lost control and slid off the road. He suffered critical injuries and was transported by helicopter to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. There was no immediate word on his condition.

A juvenile passenger in the car was transported to Concord Hospital with injuries that were serious but not life-threatening.

Route 9 was closed for about an hour.