On January 12th, 2017 at approximately 8:33 P.M. the New Hampshire State Police Troop – C responded to a report of a tractor trailer rollover on Route 9 in Sullivan near Centre Street. Preliminary investigation revealed that Johnny W. Franklin 32, of Augusta GA was traveling westbound on Route 9 and failed to negotiate a left hand turn. Franklin was not injured during the crash. As a result, Route 9 will be closed in the area for several hours while the tractor trailer is removed. Traffic on Route 9 is being detoured on to Route 10 and Centre Street. Drivers are urged to seek alternate routes for the next four to five hours.
State Police were assisted by the Keene and Sullivan Fire Departments and the NH Department of Transportation.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact Trooper Thomas Byrne, NHSP Troop – C, (603)358-3333.