Tewksbury Man Seriously Injured In Snowmobile Crash
Jan 04, 2019 10:38PM
● By Bill Gilman
A 26-year-old Tewksbury man and his companion were both seriously injured when their snowmobile crashed while they were riding on Batch Lake in East Wakefield, NH.
James Leavitt and Molly Boen, 25, of Stoughton, were both unconscious when rescue workers reached them, following the crash on Tuesday. They were each transported by ambulance Frisbee Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Leavitt was then transported to Beth Israel Hospital and Boen transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston
No additional information has been released regarding their condition.
According to an article published by the Union-Leader, the crash took place just before 1 a.m. A New Hampshire Fish and Game spokesperson said first responders from Wakefield Police and Fire/Rescue found that the victims had been thrown from the snowmobile and that neither was wearing a helmet at the time.
According to Morse alcohol, speed and poor weather conditions appear to be contributing factors in the crash.
According to the NH Fish and Game spokesperson, the accident remains under investigation but alcohol, speed and poor weather conditions are all believed to have been contributing factors in the crash.