Manchester Auto Accident Involves Falling Tree
A Manchester car accident involving a falling tree results in the death of one man dead and two other injuries. The freak accident took place at approximately 2:00 PM on Sunday afternoon, March 14, 2010, along Interstate 93.
According to District Fire Chief Jim Michael, a Volvo station wagon was traveling southbound on Interstate 93 when high winds caused a pine tree to fall on top of the passing vehicle killing the driver and injuring his wife and child.
The driver has been identified as Marco Cinquini, 42, of Sanbornton. He was taken to Elliot Hospital where he was pronounced dead from massive head injuries. His wife, Sandra Cinquini, 42, was treated and later released.
The couple’s 2-year-old daughter was riding in a car seat in the back of the Volvo at the time of the wreck. Rescue crews transported the child to Children’s Hospital in Boston for observation. The extent of her injuries was unclear.
“It just happens to come down as he goes by at 70 miles per hour,” said Michael.
The fatal Manchester auto accident is still under investigation by local authorities. Police believe that all of the victims were wearing seatbelts at the time the tree landed on the car.
This is a tragic accident and our thoughts and condolences go out to all of those who have been affected by it.