Car partially submerged in river after crashing car off bridge in NH

HAMPTON, N.H. — New Hampshire State Police are investigating after a crash on I-95 in Hampton left a car partially submerged in a river.

Police arrived on the scene at Taylor River Bridge on I-95 in Hampton just before 1 a.m. on Saturday and located a Honda Pilot partially submerged in the water below.

The driver of the vehicle was extricated out of the car and transported to a local hospital. Police said the driver was wearing her seatbelt which likely prevented serious injury.

Police determined that the car was traveling southbound when the vehicle traveled through the median, striking the bridge and going airborne which sent the vehicle rolling, and landing on its passenger side.

State Police are still investigating the incident but said that distracted driving and speed were likely factors in the crash.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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