On February 11, 2017 the NH State Police received a report from a motorist that a commercial plow truck had struck a bridge on Route 123 in Alstead; and as a result lost the “wing” plow blade. It was reported that the truck continued on without stopping.
Tr. Kaila Merchant located the vehicle on Route 123 in Walpole. During the course of her investigation, she found that the truck was a commercial contractor who was assisting NH DOT with snow removal operations. As a result , the driver of the plow truck Lewis Elliott, 45 of S. Acworth was arrested for Aggravated DWI.
There were no injuries or damage to property aside from the truck, as a result of this incident.