Antrim Auto Accident Claims the Life of Teen
An Antrim auto accident involving a pickup truck claims the life of a teenager and leaves two other people injured, including the driver. The incident took place at approximately 2:00 AM on Saturday morning, May 8, 2010, along Old Hancock Road.
According to the Antrim Police Department, the driver of a pick-up truck traveling down Old Hancock Road left the road and slammed into a tree. The crash claimed the life of a 16-year-old female passenger.
Rescue crews transported an unidentified 17-year-old female by helicopter to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon where she was treated for injuries sustained in the accident. Her injuries have been described as serious.
The driver of the pickup truck has been identified as James Remillard, 19, of Bennington. Remillard was transported to Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough. His injures have been described as non-life threatening.
The early morning Antrim car accident is still under investigation by local authorities. Police have indicated that they do not believe that alcohol was a factor in the crash. There was no indication as to what may have caused the driver to leave the road.
This accident is a tragedy. We extend our thoughts and condolences to everyone who has been affected by the unfortunate incident.