DRIVER HITS CONWAY LIGHT SUPPORT

by Gair on March 29, 2013

THE CONWAY FIRE CHIEF SAYS A 51-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL WITH NON LIFE THREATENING INJURIES THURSDAY AFTERNOON AFTER HE DROVE UP ONTO THE SIDEWALK AND HIT THE BASE OF A TRAFFIC LIGHT IN CONWAY.

STEVE SOLOMON SAYS HIS FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO THE SCENE AT THE CORNER OF MAIN AND PLEASANT STREETS NEAR SACO RIVER MEDICAL GROUP SHORTLY AFTER 2:15 P.M.

SOLOMON SAYS THE DRIVER – WHO WAS BELTED IN – HAD TO BE EXTRICATED BY FIREFIGHTERS FROM HIS TAN FORD F-150 BEFORE HE WAS TAKEN TO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN NORTH CONWAY.

CONWAY POLICE ALSO RESPONDED AND RE-ROUTED TRAFFIC ROUND THE CRASH SCENE.

THE LIGHT POLE – ABOUT 40 FEET LONG – EXTENDS OUT OVER THE ROAD AND SOLOMON SAYS THE LIGHTS CONTINUED TO WORK AFTER THE BASE WAS HIT.

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TRAFFIC DIVISION WAS ASKED TO ASSESS THE DAMAGE.

FIREFIGHTERS CLEARED THE SCENE SHORTLY BEFORE 3 P.M.

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