Joshua Danforth Motorcycle Accident, Merrimack NH, Pickup Truck Kills 37-year-old Man
- john Gibson
Joshua Danforth Motorcycle Accident, Death -Residents of the neighborhood who live close to the scene of the crash told News 9 that they had seen a number of accidents in the area, and the particular spot of the collision can be extremely dangerous. Local resident Denise Grant warned that “that’s kind of a sharp turn where you know, you gotta be really careful.” “That is most likely the most dangerous spot along this road,” the driver explained.
The driver of the pickup vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the law enforcement officials who came. “It’s just too early to kind of speculate on what happened,” Lambert added. “There’s just not enough information.” As the weather warms, a growing number of individuals are riding their motorcycles. As a result, Lambert strongly advised motorcyclists to consider acquiring suitable gear and riding at a reasonable speed at all times when out on the road, as doing so could save their life. “Wearing the proper gear, maintaining the proper speed, and maintaining everything, can be [translate to] all the safety in the world,” Lambert added.
Furthermore, he stated that it is critical for motorists to be aware of their surroundings and to keep a lookout for motorcyclists when driving. Anyone who was in the area at the time of the crash and has information that could help the investigation should contact the Merrimack Police Department at (603) 420-1867. On Saturday afternoon, a Merrimack man was thrown from his motorcycle after colliding head-on with a pickup vehicle. He was declared dead at the site. According to the Merrimack Police Department, at around 2:15 p.m., two automobiles collided head-on on Back River Road near Spring Pond Road.
According to the authorities, a 2018 GMC pickup vehicle driven by a 52-year-old woman from Merrimack was heading north, and a 2006 Honda motorcycle driven by Joshua Danforth, 37, also from Merrimack, was traveling south. Both automobiles crossed the center line and slammed head-on with each other. “We did see that the motorcycle encroached on the double yellow line at this point, but all aspects are being investigated,” Merrimack Police Department Sgt. Michael Lambert said on Saturday.
“Everything is being looked into.” According to authorities, Danforth was declared dead at the scene, and the driver of the pickup truck was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The motorcycle was traveling southbound, while the pickup truck was traveling northbound, when the incident occurred near a “blind curve area,” according to authorities. Because of the presence of investigators at the scene for four hours, the majority of the area was maintained closed until six o’clock at night.