Garbage Truck Crashes Into Rochester Tollbooth

A garbage truck struck an occupied tollbooth in Rochester Thursday morning causing extensive damage ~ Photo Courtesy of New Hampshire State Police


ROCHESTER, NH – A woman was hurt after a Garbage truck Crashed into the Rochester Tolls yesterday.

According to New Hampshire State Police at around 6:47 yesterday (Thursday) morning a Waste Management Garbage Truck struck an occupied toll booth on the southbound side of The Spaulding Turnpike.

An investigation revealed that the side loading door was left open, and as the truck traveled through lane #1, the door struck the booth.

The toll attendant 77-year-old Stacy Doris, from Rochester was taken to Frisbie Memorial Hospital before being released with minor injuries. The Truck driver 29-year-old Michael Stelline, from Lebanon, was uninjured.

Authorities said Lane # 1 of the Rochester toll plaza will be closed indefinitely until repairs can be made to the tollbooth.