Fatal Accident in Canterbury

NH State PoliceOn Friday August 19, 2016 at approximately 5:12 p.m. (1712 hours) the New Hampshire State Police-Troop D, Barracks was notified and responded to a single motor vehicle collision located on Interstate 93 (northbound, at mile marker 45.4) in the Town of Canterbury, New Hampshire just north of exit 17.

Upon arrival, the at-scene investigation revealed a red 2013 Ford F150 being operated by Michael S. WEDEN  age 29, of N. Woodstock, New Hampshire, was traveling northbound on Interstate 93 north of exit 17.

For unknown reasons at this time the 2013 Ford F150 drifted off the roadway into the center median where it struck a cluster of trees.

As a result of this Steve M. Bomba age 25, of Lincoln, New Hampshire a passenger in the Ford F150 suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene, while another passenger in the vehicle Greg Collins age 41, of Piermont, New Hampshire suffered serious injuries and was transported to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire for treatment.  The operator of the 2013 Ford F150 suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at an area hospital.

Assisting on scene were members of the NH State Police Troop D Barracks, Canterbury Police Department, Canterbury Fire & Rescue, EMS Crews, and NH DOT.

At this time the crash investigation is being handled by the State Police Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Unit (C.A.R. Unit).  Anyone that may have further information related to this crash is encouraged to please contact Trooper First Class Michael J. Pelletier at (603) 223-8699 or preferably by email at michael.pelletier@dos.nh.gov.

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