Logging Truck Rollover Closes Exit 5

hopkinton accidentTractor Trailer Rollover and Road Closure, Interstate 89 Southbound, Exit 5, Hopkinton

A tractor trailer and its load of lumber rolled over on the exit 5 off-ramp from Interstate 89 southbound in Hopkinton at approximately 9:30 a.m. on July 12, 2016.

It’s estimated that 80-100 gallons of diesel fuel leaked onto the roadway.

The exit ramp is closed to facilitate the crash investigation, clean-up, vehicle inspection and removal. The NH Department of Environmental Services, Hopkinton Fire and Rescue and troopers from Troop G and D barracks are currently on-scene.

The driver, 29-year-old Jean Sarrasin of Quebec, employed by Fidele Tremblay Transport Inc., was uninjured.

Excessive speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call TFC Jeffrey Ardini of Troop D in Concord at 603-271-3636.

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