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4 people hospitalized following fiery 5-vehicle crash on highway in New Hampshire

MERRIMACK, N.H. — Four people were taken to the hospital following a fiery five-vehicle crash on a highway in New Hampshire on Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews responding to the northbound side of the Everett Turnpike around 9 a.m. found several vehicles that had crashed and sparked a fire, leaving one person trapped in the wreckage, according to Merrimack Fire Rescue.

Crews worked for about 15 minutes to extricate the driver of one vehicle that had struck the guardrail.

A total of four people were taken to Elliot Hospital. There was no immediate word on their conditions.

Three other people involved in the crash refused transport.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

At approximately 900 hrs Engine 1, Ambulance 1 and Rescue 1 were dispatched to the Everett Turnpike north bound for a...

Posted by Merrimack Fire Rescue on Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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