7 Die, 3 Hurt When Truck, Several Motorcycles Collide in Randolph

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UPDATE: Randolph, NH – Governor Chris Sununu, Coos County Attorney John McCormick and New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner announce that officials will hold a press briefing on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at Coos Superior Court, 55 School Street, Lancaster, NH regarding the multiple fatal accident in Randolph, New Hampshire which occurred on Friday, June 21, 2019. Additional information will be released at that time.

Editor’s note: At 5:40 p.m. after the press briefing, Kate Spiner, spokesman for the Attorney General’s Office, sent this email, but the office issued no news release about the press briefing.

Info from the briefing – I have poor service now and can’t send pictures at this point 

Speaking Order: 

1.       New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu 

2.       New Hampshire State Police Colonel Chris Wagner

3.       Coos County Attorney John McCormick

4.       National Transportation Safety Bureau Investigator Kenny Bragg

5.       Deputy Attorney General Jane Young

Driver: Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy (age 23) of West Springfield, MA

Contact for individuals with information: New Hampshire State Police, Collision Analysis and Reconstruction (CAR) Unit: Gregory Dube,greg.dube@dos.nh.gov; Brandon Girardi, Brandon.Girardi@dos.nh.gov; or call 603-271-3636

Press release issued Friday:

By State Police news release

      The NH State Police Troop F and the NH State Police Collision, Analysis and Reconstruction Unit and the Coos County Attorney are currently on the scene of the motor vehicle collision.  State Police have confirmed that a 2016 Dodge 2500 had been traveling west on Route 2 in Randolph. 

A group of motorcycles were traveling east on Route 2.  The Dodge truck collided with several motorcycles.  State Police have confirmed that 7 individuals have been killed as a result of the collision.  2 additional people were transported to the Androscoggin Valley Hospital and 1 was airlifted to Maine Medical. 

     Route 2 is still closed to all traffic just east of Valley Road and is expected to be closed for several more hours while the Collision, Analysis and Reconstruction Unit documents the scene. 

     The identities of the deceased are still being confirmed and that information will not be released until next of kin have been notified. 

     More information will be made available as the investigation progresses.

On 21 June 2019 at approximately 6:29 pm, the New Hampshire State Police received information regarding a serious crash involving multiple motorcycles and a pickup truck on Route 2 in Randolph.  State Troopers from Troop F are currently on scene investigating.  Route 2 is currently closed by Lowes Garage, please seek an alternate route. 

On Twitter, teh NTSB said they are sending a team to investigate.

NTSB_Newsroom?Verified account @NTSB_Newsroom51m51 minutes agoMore

NTSB is sending team to motorcycle-truck crash near Randolph, NH, to conduct safety investigation. Team will coordinate with local authorities who are doing their own investigation.

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