Mass. Woman Injured In Berlin Snowmobile Accident


BERLIN, NH – A Massachusetts woman suffered serious injuries after she crashed her rental snowmobile on Corridor 19 in Berlin Friday.

According to New Hampshire Fish and Game Officials at around 10:00 AM 49-year-old Rhonda Ward of Rowley went off the side of the trail and crashed into a tree.

Rescue personnel responded from Berlin Fire Department, Berlin EMS and Gorham EMS. Tracked Rescue UTV’s from both Berlin Fire and Gorham were utilized to access the accident scene which was approximately 1.5 miles north of the junction of Smitty’s Trail.

Ward was extracted from the scene by rescue personnel and driven out on the Berlin Rescue UTV to an awaiting ambulance.

She was transported to Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin where she is being treated for what is described as serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Conservation Officers advise riders in the North Country to be cautious and drive slowly due extremely icy and treacherous conditions.