WAKEFIELD, NH – There was a serious crash in Wakefield this weekend. According to Wakefield Police 26-year-old Ryan Elliott-Debow of Wakefield was headed south on Route 16 at around Saturday morning.
Authorities said that at around 6:40 Elliott-Debow crossed the centerline near the Miss Wakefield Diner and into the path of a pickup being driven by 45-year-old Danny Babbidge of Chicopee Mass. The vehicles collided head on injuring both drivers.
The Wakefield Police Department, Wakefield Fire Department, New Hampshire State Police Troop E, and Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded, along with an ambulance from the Milton Fire Department.
Elliott-Debow was flown to Portsmouth Regional Hospital by lifelight, and Babbidge was taken to Frisbie Hospital by ambulance.
Police said that the accident remains under investigation and that the cause is unknown at this time.